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Holidays & Events


Teens & Adults

Grades 6–12

The Festival of Lights is a special time of year for Jewish people around the world. Students learn about the history of Chanukah and learn how to play the dreidel game. "Light" idioms are introduced.

  • miracle
  • occur
  • military
  • victory
  • temple
  • worship
  • obey
  • refuse
  • decorate
  • reclaim
  • jug
  • vary
PDF Content
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • introduction to idioms
  • comprehension questions
  • pair work
  • survey
  • find someone who
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Type in the Blanks)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Multiple-Choice)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)
  • Extra Reading (Student A)(Reference)
  • Extra Reading (Student B)(Reference)
  • Extra Reading Questions (A & B)(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Idioms & Expressions (Light)(Reference)