125 FREE Customs and Traditions Worksheets

FREE Customs and Traditions Worksheets

Welcome to the customs and traditions section of Busy Teacher. This page is one of many subsections devoted to travel related topics. With 125 worksheets to choose from, this is a great place to start when searching for lesson materials. The British Royal Family, etiquette, and cultural differences are a few of the topics you can expect to find here. This worksheet about stereotypes is popular with ESL teachers. It was designed to help elementary and intermediate learners discuss a variety of European stereotypes. There are a number of exercises to get students thinking and speaking about the topic. Since the worksheet is quite long, consider including just a few of the sections and feel free to customize it for your students. Be sure to read through the worksheet carefully before making copies. This is just one of the free, printable worksheets available. If it is not appropriate for your students, considering using one of the others posted on this page or combine ideas from different worksheets to create your own.

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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Jeff Genet
  Talk about the Mexican-American holiday Cinco de Mayo. This fun, conversation, and video-based lesson plan covers a bit of the history of the holiday, how it's celebrated, and descriptio ...
1 Views 1,369 All
St. Patrick's Day: What's a Leprechaun?

St. Patrick's Day: What's a Leprechaun?

Jeff Genet
  Learn more about St. Patrick's Day with this video and visual-aids-based lesson on St. Patrick's Day and Leprechauns. It builds vocabulary includes listening and discussion questions, id ...
1 Views 3,657 All
St. Patrick's Day Customs

St. Patrick's Day Customs

Jeff Genet
  A video and visual-aids-based lesson on St.Patrick's Day customs. Vocabulary builder, discussion questions, idioms, listening questions, and fill-in-the-gaps exercise. Students listen to ...
1 Views 3,369 All
Culture: Sneezing

Culture: Sneezing

Jeff Genet
  Culture and cultural awareness are important parts of communication. In this video-based lesson, students watch a video, answer listening questions, practice vocabulary in various ways, ...
1 Views 4,407 All
Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day

Jeff Genet
  This fun video is about Valentine's Day culture and is a comparison between American and Japanese customs. It includes vocabulary building exercises, discussion, critical thinking, liste ...
1 Views 4,872 All
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Boxing Day

Boxing Day

Jeff Genet
  Learn about the holiday Boxing Day. This lesson is linked to a fun, animated YouTube video that explains the origins and customs of the holiday. It's a great way for teaching cross-cultu ...
1 Views 3,749 All
History of Halloween

History of Halloween

Anastasiia
, , Customs and Traditions,
  This listening and speaking worksheet helps students to develop listening comprehension. Students learn about the history and traditions of Halloween with the help of short videos. It in ...
1 Views 7,568 Pre-IntInt
Hanukkah Worksheet - Research Activity

Hanukkah Worksheet - Research Activity

, , Customs and Traditions,
To celebrate Hanukkah we have created this research activity for students to enjoy. This worksheet was created by PrimaryLeap.co.uk. Hanukkah is the Jewish Festival of Lights and lasts for eight d ...
3 Views 17,284 Elem
6 Bizarre Old Gadgets from the Past

6 Bizarre Old Gadgets from the Past

Gustavo Freitas
, Customs and Traditions
The class is composed of a short quiz and a full text. The student has to tell what are the objects in the pictures. After the quiz, students follow to the text. The text is fully read and there a ...
1 Views 9,436 ElemPre-IntInt
Constitution Day in Russia

Constitution Day in Russia

, , , Customs and Traditions
The worksheet includes 4 short texts about Constitution Day in Russia and 10 exercises. Most of the exercises are based on the texts, but some of them are also connected to the topic "The Politica ...
1 Views 5,659 ElemPre-Int
Black Friday

Black Friday

Pocket Passport
A fun, animated lesson to teach your students all about Black Friday. What is it? How did it get its name? What happens? and lots more! This lesson plan is linked to a YouTube video that was made ...
1 Views 27,910 All
Ramadan

Ramadan

hellen haga
, Customs and Traditions,
This is a listening activity based on Ramadan. It has an exercise to elicit the vocabulary, then students should watch a video (link on the file) and complete 2 tasks. There's a bottom-up exercise ...
2 Views 11,686 IntAdv
A Night to Remember - High School Musical

A Night to Remember - High School Musical

Barbara Plensack
Video & Song Activity based on a High School Musical 3 scene about prom. First, students watch the movie segment (which can be found on youtube) and answer some questions about it. Then, match ...
1 Views 15,251 Pre-IntInt
The DNA Journey

The DNA Journey

Monika Bojanowska-Kuchta
The DNA Journey is a project in which people from all over the world are asked to take a DNA test. It turns out they have much more in common with other nationalities than they thought ... The she ...
1 Views 21,681 Pre-IntIntAdv
Movie Worksheet: Modern Family, Christmas Episode (Season 1, Episode 10)

Movie Worksheet: Modern Family, Christmas Episode (Season 1, Episode 10)

Elena
This is one of the best episodes in the series, suitable for Christmas. Will be suitable for B1+ levels. I divided the 21-minute long episode into two parts and made true-or-false statements to ea ...
6 Views 36,643 Pre-IntIntAdv
Word Search - Rosh Hashanah

Word Search - Rosh Hashanah

, , Customs and Traditions,
Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year. All of the words are associated with Rosh Hashanah. How many words can your students find hidden in the grid? To make it more fun for kids, set a time for the ...
2 Views 7,231 Elem
Greetings Card - Happy Hanukkah

Greetings Card - Happy Hanukkah

, , Customs and Traditions,
Kids can write their own message in this greetings card or use it as an extra resource when learning about Hanukkah! Hanukkah is also known as the Festival of Lights and Feast of Dedication, is an ...
1 Views 7,228 Elem
Greeting and Customs

Greeting and Customs

I have designed this worksheet for Top Notch 2A classes. It includes several questions for the first unit of this book, Greeting and Customs. It is designed for pre-intermediate and upper levels. ...
8 Views 39,183 Pre-IntIntAdv
Urban Tribes

Urban Tribes

Wilson Blandón Córdoba
, Customs and Traditions
This worksheet can teach some things about the urban tribes. You can understand the culture, custom and many qualities that are seen in the lives of the different urban tribes. The reading text i ...
10 Views 15,077 Elem
Dragon Parade Puppet Craft

Dragon Parade Puppet Craft

silvia tarazona
Customs and Traditions,
This is a craft activity perfect to be used after a cultural lesson on the Chinese new year. Students are required to use some extra materials such as construction paper, glue, scissors, and stick ...
2 Views 8,871 All
Chinese New Year Vocabulary

Chinese New Year Vocabulary

silvia tarazona
This worksheet provides a wide range of vocabulary related to adjectives of personality, practising superlative sentences and matching vocabulary with images about the wonderful country of China. ...
6 Views 13,037 BegElemPre-Int
Cross-Cultural Misunderstandings TBL

Cross-Cultural Misunderstandings TBL

Rosie Dodd
This is one of my favourite lessons to teach. It requires little preparation, but is engaging, educational, and fun! In a quite task-based approach, it introduces the concept of cross-cultural dif ...
10 Views 38,824 Pre-IntIntAdv
Speaking Card, Holiday

Speaking Card, Holiday

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This file includes different questions about holiday. It is designed for both elementary and pre-intermediate levels. Put the students into pairs or small groups and encourage them to talk. Hope i ...
10 Views 20,705 Elem
Jeopardy Game about Spain

Jeopardy Game about Spain

Andreea P
Customs and Traditions,
I have used this game when teaching a lesson about Spain to a group with mixed levels. They really had fun playing it. The questions are not very difficult and some of them can be inferred from th ...
2 Views 8,241 ElemPre-IntInt
Reading Comprehension- Native Americans

Reading Comprehension- Native Americans

Rabeea
Customs and Traditions,
The following worksheet is a comprehension passage about native Americans. It includes general information as to why native Americans are called nomads and how they crossed the ice bridge and lear ...
17 Views 28,897 ElemPre-Int

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