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Fact Monster: December Celebrations and More

Students in grades 4 to 8 build research skills and cultural literacy as they learn about a wide variety of topics.

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Answer Key for This Hunt
December #1
1. Some people say he wrote the poem "'Twas the night before Christmas"; 2. Kwanzaa; 3. 8 days; 4. France; 5. Australia.

This Hunt's Questions
1. Why is the name of Clement Clarke Moore associated with the Christmas season?
2. What holiday was begun in 1966 by Maulana Karenga?
3. How long does the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah last?
4. Which of these three countries has a flag that is red, white, and blue?
5. Where in the world would you be most likely to see a side-necked turtle?