Winter Holidays Chart
All of these holidays have special traditions and historical significance that make them important to the people that celebrate them. Put each holiday in the column where it belongs. Some holidays may belong in more than one column.
CHINESE NEW YEAR
FOURTH OF JULY
CINCO DE MAYO
ST. PATRICK'S DAY
On these holidays . . .
|One may have a large feast or meal||One may make or hang decorations||One may get dressed in a costume||One may have parades and sometimes fireworks||One may sing special songs||One may give someone a gift or card||One may light candles|
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