Category Archives: Holidays

Learn About Memorial Day

We’ve assembled some good websites for you to learn more about Memorial Day, which is today. Just click on the links below:

ESL Civics for ESL Students

ESL Holiday Lessons

ESOL Courses

Jennifer ESL – English Mini Lesson (YouTube video)

VOA: Memorial Day at Arlington Cemetery

ESL Lab: Memorial Day

Memorial Day Quiz

 

 

 

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Presidents’ Day

Today is Presidents’ Day. Here are some links to help you learn more about this holiday – just click on any of them:

  1. Presidents’ Day Quiz
  2. Another Presidents’ Day Quiz
  3. Yet Another Presidents’ Day Quiz
  4. Happy Birthday, Mr. President
  5. Easy Presidents’ Day Reading & Activities

 

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Weekend Holiday Party Photos

Here are some photos from the Weekend party – just click on any of them to see them all:

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The American Thanksgiving

From the New York Times:

Americans all come from somewhere. Their families may have roamed the continent for thousands of years before the Mayflower dropped anchor. They may have been on the ship. They may have come on later ones, freely or in chains. They may have come by truck, train or airplane. They came. And their journeys are reflected in the food they or their descendants eat. The Times asked 15 families from across the country to show us the holiday dishes they make that speak most eloquently about their heritage and traditions. The stories of these home cooks help tell the story of the nation, the story of who we are.

To read more and to view some great videos, click here.

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