One of the first two traditions the book presents is Halloween. The British Council at its site LearnEnglishTeens offers the following Lesson on Halloween traditions and customs. You can use it as a supplement of the unit or as a lesson on its own.
March was declared by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational,
Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Poetry Day, in 1999. The
purpose of the day is to promote the reading, writing, publishing and teaching of poetry throughout
the world and to "give fresh recognition and impetus to national,
regional and international poetry movements".
Having in mind the above date, the students of the 2nd Grade
of Iraklia's Junior High School studied Sonnet 130 by
William Shakespeare and decided to make a visualization of the poem's
lines and stanzas. This is what they have produced: