New Year's Day Teacher Resources
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Chinese New Year: Year of the Pig
What happens during Chinese New Year? Use this presentation to provide a brief glimpse of the 15 day celebration. It covers basic traditions, but fails to provide deeper reasons why each tradition exists. However, it may be useful for younger children needing simple background information.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
Strengthen research skills by reviewing the months of the year and the holidays celebrated during those months. Learners draw and label a timeline for the months and label each holiday. They work in groups to research the holidays, and use magazines to find pictures that best represent their holiday.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Special Readings: Korean Interviews
Students explore Korean women's history as they read and discuss articles. In this Korean history instructional activity, students read 5 articles that feature excerpts of interviews with Korean women. Students examine the stories of women through the 20th century and respond to discussion questions that accompany each of the stories.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Four Folk Tales About HYO: The Confucian Tradition of Filial Piety
Students explore the nuances of Confucianism. In this Korean society lesson, students complete jigsaw reading assignments on the Hyo. Students compare their own reverence for parents to that described in the pieces about Korea.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Happy New Year (ESL Lesson)
Ring in the new year with this ESL presentation about New Year's celebrations in the United States. Slides show details of the holiday, such as a calendar, confetti and streamers, and fireworks. Use the slideshow in the context of a unit about holidays, or during the holiday season.
5th - 9th English Language Arts
Antonyms 1 Level 8
Intermediate and advanced English language learners will benefit from reviewing some of these words. For each of the 10 words provided, learners have to select the antonym from a list of five choices. Example words include agony, cultivate, manual, and justify.
9th - 11th English Language Arts
English Vocabulary Skills: AWL Sublist 4 - Exercise 5a
In this online interactive English vocabulary skills worksheet, high schoolers answer 10 matching questions which require them to fill in the blanks in 10 sentences. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Death and Dying in Puritan New England: A Study Based on Early Gravestones, Vital Records, and other Primary Sources Relating to Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Students examine the time in which the Puritans lived in colonial New England. In groups, they research the Puritans view on life and death and discuss as a class. They read gravestones, diaries and other primary sources to discover more about their daily life.
9th - 12th Science
Winter Holidays Around the World
Second graders read their Weekly Reader article about holidays. They listen as the teacher reads "Celebrate the Winter Holidays." They create a holiday web, write a paragraph, and create an illustration for Hanukkah. They participate in a creative activity.
2nd Social Studies & History
A New Generation of Fighters
Students discuss the reasons why people are less likely to take a stand on issues today than they were in the past. In groups, they research the efforts of Kings, Parks and others to end discrimination and racism. They read excerpts of the efforts of children during the Civil Rights movement and choose a campaign from a list to research and take a stand.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History