Holidays Around the World

Use the writing prompt below to inspire you during this busy holiday season.

December is a month of multicultural holiday celebrations. From Fiesta of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Mexican) to St. Lucia Day (Swedish) to Hanukkah (Jewish) to Christmas (Christian) to Kwanzaa (African American), numerous holidays are celebrated and traditions upheld. Which holiday will you celebrate? What traditions will you follow, and will you make new ones?

Celebrating Kwanzaa

Use the following writing prompt to inspire you to learn more about Kwanzaa, a holiday celebrated around the world and created in part to help African-Americans learn more about their African heritage.

Your class is given an assignment to write about your ancestors. Who do you choose to write about and why?