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Name _________________________________

Date __________________________________

Class _________________________________

Christmas Around the World

1. My country is _______________________________________________. Which is


located on the continent of ______________________________. The
capitalis ____________________________. The people speak
____________________________.

2. Why did the celebration of Christmas begin?

3. How did the celebration of Christmas begin?

4. What are some Advent traditions that your country has (remember
Christmas Eve, up until Midnight Mass, is still Advent)?

5. What are some traditional treats? What is the treat or food?

6. What special customs do the people of your country do to celebrate


Christmas? Describe one or two.

7. Are there any special customs after Christmas that your country
participates in? If so what are they? What is important about this day?

8. Is Christmas still a religious holiday or is it more secular (not religious),


in the sense that Jesus is not the focus of the holiday?
Websites to start

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/teacher/christmas.html#world

http://www.santas.net/aroundtheworld.htm

http://www.history.com/minisite.do?content_type=Minisite_Generic&co
ntent_type_id=1275&display_order=3&mini_id=1290

http://www.the-north-pole.com/around/

http://www.cdli.ca/CITE/Christmas_traditions.htm