Father’s Day is on the third Sunday of June, and I thought it would be a good topic for a short “The Best…” list.
Here are my choices for The Best Father’s Day Sites (that are accessible to English Language Learners):
EL Civics has a Father’s Day Lesson designed specifically for ELL’s.
Apples For The Teacher has a short and simple description of the holiday’s history.
The Orange County Register has an interactive quiz about Father’s Day.
Fact Monster shares a lot of interesting statistics about fathers from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Heads Up English has a good list of questions to ask in class that are related to Father’s Day.
You can write and send Father’s Day E-Cards at Blue Mountain and American Greetings. Both appear to host the cards indefinitely on their site, so the url address can be posted on a student/teacher blog or website.
Father’s Day Memories is a video from CNN.
The commander in chief reflects on what good parenting means to him comes from MSNBC.
Animal Super Dads is a fun site from PBS.
What Does Father’s Day Mean to You? is an ABC video.
Father’s Day Dates Around The World is an interactive map.
10 Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day comes from The New York Times Learning Network.
Happy 100th Father’s Day is a video from ABC News.
100 years later, it’s a new day for dads is an article from MSNBC.
Meet The Mother Of Father’s Day is an interactive timeline from MSNBC.
20 Awesome Animal Dads is a fun article with photos.
CBS News has an online video the holiday’s history.
Here’s an infographic with a bunch of Father’s Day information.
Esol Courses has a variety of Father’s Day interactive exercises for English Language Learners.
ESL Holiday Lessons has a page on Father’s Day.
Source: H&R Block
As always, feedback is welcome.