From Holidays to Holy Days or Teaching Multicultural Appreciation through Ethnic Celebrations
An Integrated Interdisciplinary Thematic Study of Cultural Celebrations around the world. Because the United States was formed by a people of varied ethnic backgrounds, the holidays that Americans celebrate demonstrate that mixed background. To truly appreciate our varied background and to celebrate the holidays to their fullest, it is vital to understand the celebration's beginnings. Therefore, the holidays need to be studies as they are celebrated in America and how they were celebrated before they were brought to America. The enhance the study, it is important to learn how similar holidays and completely different holidays are celebrated in other countries across the globe.