The first step is to learn as much as you can about how we honor people with holidays. Note: your team will have a folder to organize your materials. Keep everything you do! You will be turning this folder in at the end of the project.
- Select one of the holidays from the list below. Be sure each person in your team selects a different holiday.
U.S. Holidays World Holidays Martin Luther King Day
Boxing Day (United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Canada)
Guadalupe Day (Mexico)
Guy Fawkes Day (United Kingdom)
St. Lucia Day (Sweden)
- On your own, use at least two sources (one Internet and one print) to gather information about the holiday to complete the Big6 Data Chart for Phase 1. Create a bibliography card for each source, or use a tool like Citation Machine or EasyBib to record your sources.
- Share your results with the other members of your team and compare the holidays. Use the back of the chart to make a list of similarities and differences that you find.
- Use these Internet sources for your research: