Christmas around the world 2010

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<ul><li> 1. Christmas Around the World<br />By: Mrs. Odems Class <br />2010<br /></li></ul> <p> 2. Hanukkah<br />Carey Swain<br />I learned<br />Hanukkah is a happy festival celebrated by the Jewish people.<br />Family members say blessings of thanks to God.<br /> 3. Sweden<br />Things I learned<br />Dipping Day come on Christmas Eve.<br />In Sweden the Christmas season begins on December 13th.<br />Christmas Day is a quiet, religious, day.<br />Bailey Langston<br /> 4. Holland<br />Ilearned<br />Sinterklaas (Santa Clause) arrives in Holland on a largesteamboat.<br />A traditional holidaysweet in Holland is marzipan.<br />Justin Berry<br /> 5. Africa<br />I learned<br />On Christmas morning nearly everyone goes to church.<br />Special music has been prepared for the service. <br />They use bright flowers as decorations.<br />Marina Briley<br /> 6. United States of America<br />I learned<br />Christmas in the United State brings together many customs from other countries.<br />All the family members help decorate the Christmas tree and the home.<br />My family decorate our Christmas tree together. <br />Alexis Mosher<br /> 7. United States of America<br />I learned<br />Christmas in the united states brings together many customs from other countries.<br />Special programs on TV during the festive time.<br />MY family open presents together.<br />Tanner Courtney<br /> 8. Sweden<br />Lesley Butler<br />I learned<br />Christmas Day is a quiet, religious, day.<br />Many candles are used to light the Christ child on his way.<br />The oldest daughter, who plays the roll of Saint Lucia.<br /> 9. Germany<br />Kane Evartt<br />I learned<br />On Christmas Eve families get together.<br />Gingerbread houses were first made and decorated in Germany. <br /> 10. Germany<br />I learned<br />The tannenbaum, or Christmas tree, is a custom that comes from Germany.<br />For many years the German people lighted their trees with wax candles of many colors.<br />They also hung cookies and fruit on their trees.<br />Kyle Vahlenkamp<br /> 11. France<br />Jazmine Davis<br />I learned<br />Christmas Eve is for gift giving.<br />Families go to church on Christmas Eve.<br />The children go to bed early to dream of Christmas miracle.<br /> 12. Mexico<br />Miguel Noyola<br />I learned<br />They put up nativity scenes.<br />Christmas Eve is a party.<br />They have a Pinata at the party.<br /> 13. Mexico<br />Nolan Howell<br />I learned<br />FelizNavidad<br />They decorate with lots of flowers.<br />The poinsettias pointed petals represent the Christmas star.<br /> 14. England<br />Chase Stein<br />I learned<br />England was the first country to use Christmas Cards.<br />Carolers sing Christmas songs.<br />The yule log is a very old English tradition.<br /> 15. France<br />Killian Liles<br />I learned<br />Cake of the Kings<br />A bean is placed inside a cake and the person who finds the bean is given a crown and becomes king of the party.<br /> 16. Great Job Everyone!!!<br />Merry Christmas<br /></p>