By: Aidan, Rodasia, Amber, Jaydan
Merry Christmas! This presentation will be explaining the importance of Christmas and will explain what it's all about. Christmas may seem like it's about giving and receiving gifts, but it's not only about that. About 90 percent of Americans celebrate Christmas. Christians, Jewish and Buddhists also celebrate Christmas. The Jewish also celebrate Hanukkah, a Jewish holiday. Many countries around the world celebrate Christmas, including France, Italy, Germany, England, Norway, Iceland, Philippines, Singapore, Australia, Brazil, South Africa and USA. Christmas is also known for certain traditions only done during Christmas. These traditions include caroling, putting up trees, writing Christmas cards and also giving and receiving gifts. This is done to show our love and affection for family members and for others. Christmas carols are usually done for fun and Christmas songs are mostly about what Christmas is all about. Christmas carols include many popular songs like Jingle Bells, Silent Night, Joy to the World and The Twelve Days of Christmas. Certain foods are also eaten during Christmas. Candy canes, figgy pudding, plum pudding, fruit cake and a Christmas dinner usually includes ham, turkey and mashed potatoes. Christmas decorations are a big part of decorating a house that is prepared for Christmas. Ornaments, ribbons, bells and stars are usually used to decorate the house and also the Christmas tree. Christmas usually insists of two days, Christmas Eve and Christmas day. In this classroom, everyone celebrates Christmas.
Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!