Integrating drama and integrated studies

Welcome to Shasa' Educational Platform. This website was created by Shasa- Gay Clarke, in today's lesson, we are going to learn about different celebrations that take place in our community.

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What do you celebrate in your family?

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To list 3 family events that happen in our community.

Demonstrate the events using a drama mode.

Name where the events would take place in the community and if it has an impact on the community.

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Hello my young learners: are you excited about today's lesson?

so today you will tell the teacher what you know about family celebrations.

But before we are going to watch a video, click on the link to watch the video: 

in your three groups, you are going to role play one family celebrations.

Answer the questions that will be asked at the end of your presentation.

Answer the following questions:

1.      Who is a family?

2.      What are some family celebration you know?

3.      List two occasions you and your family celebrate?

4.      Where do you go to celebrate those occasion?

5.      How would you like to celebrate your birthday?


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Webster's dictionary defines family and celebration has:

A celebration can be defined as: to honor an occasion, such as holiday especially ceremonies or by refraining from ordinary business. Or to observe a notable occasion with festivities.

A family is a group of person's of common ancestry.

Family celebration can then be defined as a group of people from common ancestry coming together to celebrate a notable occasion or festivities.

Family celebrations such as holidays, anniversary and birthday parties bring joyful family occasions for all. Often is the only time we get to see our families and should make this celebration a memorable one.


There are different types of family celebrations such as weddings, birthdays, anniversary, graduations etc.

Some of these celebrations are held at a church, hotels, home or at a school.

Funz Academy (Director). (2014, August). Celebrations - Types, Reasons and Ways to celebrate for Preschoolers . Retrieved April, 2018, from

Webster's (2008) Merriam-Websters advanced learners English dictionary. Merriam- Webster, Springfield, MA