> Around the holidays (Nov. Dec.), I think it would be cool to have my
> students (maybe 4th or 5th grade) invent a holiday celebrating themselves.
Read them Byrd Baylor's book I'm in Charge of Celebrations; that might
help them see all the little things in their lives that are worth
celebrating. I used this as an assignment for my writer's group (all
adults) and it was a lot of fun.