New Year's Day Teacher Resources
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Introduction to Junkanoo! A Bahamian Festival
Students explore a cultural festival called Junkanoo. In this service learning lesson plan, students research this Bahamian festival and study its historical, geographic, social, and cultural aspects.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 8 Downloads
I'm Still Scared: The War Years
Students read the story I'm Still Scared: The War Years, complete discussion questions, and activities about the book. In this war book lesson plan, students keep journals, write about being frightened, have a war veteran visit their class, and more.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 20 Downloads
Christmas Around the World Modals of Deduction
In this grammar learning exercise, students study, research and locate the ten countries that fit the descriptive traditional modals described in detail associated with Christmas and deduction.
8th - 11th English Language Development 3 Views 0 Downloads
Converting Days to Years and Vice Versa
Students discuss the characteristics of what makes up the calendar year and how to convert days from years and years from days. In this calendar lesson plan, students practice converting year and days by playing a partner game. This lesson plan also includes an independent game for the student to complete.
3rd - 5th Math 3 Views 8 Downloads
High schoolers study various Asian folktales. They study examples of wealth other than money, qualities needed by ancient leaders compared to modern leaders, competitive giving, frugality and thriftiness as vices, and stubbornness as a weakness.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Students continue their examination of the existence of life on Earth. In groups, they determine the role of the water cycle and other biogeochemical cycles play in keeping balance on Earth. They participate in experiments to discover how moisture gets in and out of the air.
5th - 8th Science 6 Views 63 Downloads
Caring for the Land
Students explain how people can have different opinions on soil management. They identify the cause and effect relationships in issues relating to agriculture and the environment. Pupils describe and define in their own terms; "farmer," "environmentalists," and "environmental activist.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 18 Downloads
Third and fourth graders examine the history of parades and investigate guidelines and items needed for a parade. They listen to a speaker discuss how to organize a parade. In small groups, learners organize various items for the event and then participate in a class parade.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Family Story Time
Students explore their family history. In this series of roots lessons, students participate in a variety of activities to learn about families. Students compare and contrast, discuss, read stories, and create art projects to help them learn and share about their family.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 10 Views 185 Downloads
Students create an individual timeline that documents their personal history from the previous year. Working in pairs, they interview each other to gather information about their past experiences and new year's expectations. Students use this information to create their timeline and a personal essay documenting their experiences from the previous year.
6th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 28 Downloads
Hoosier Soldiers at Vicksburg
Eighth graders examine the role of Indiana soldiers at the Battle of Vicksburg. In this American Civil War instructional activity, 8th graders listen to a lecture about the involvement of Indiana soldiers in the battle and then analyze letters written home by the soldiers.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
The United States Flag
Students study the United States flag. For this American history and government lesson, students define and give examples of familiar symbols. Students design a classroom flag. Students identify and describe the American flag.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 20 Views 139 Downloads
The United States Flag
Learners discover the meaning and symbolism behind the American flag. In this lesson on National symbols, students design a flag for their school, explain the symbolism they used, and distinguish the elements that constitute the US Flag. Learners then research the Federal Flag Code and how that has shaped the meaning and usage of the US Flag.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 16 Views 90 Downloads
East Asian Fiction and Non-Fiction Books
Readers explore East Asian culture and literature with a book folder project. Before beginning the project, learners record three beliefs they have about East Asian culture. They then select two books to read and create a display for the school library.
10th - 11th Language Arts 4 Views 17 Downloads
Russian Star Ornaments
Students research Russian Orthodox Christmas traditions in pre-soviet Russia and in other parts of the world. Then they create a handcrafted ornament in the style of old Russia. Students also decorate their Russian Star Ornament with ribbons and wave their star across the sky.
1st - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Shirley Chisholm: Unbought, Unbossed, and Unforgotten
Students examine Chisholm's life and career, and explore her thoughts on some of the issues of her time. They read a speech that Chisholm delivered on the Equal Rights Amendment and conduct research on the Women's Rights Movement of the 1960s and 1970s.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 21 Downloads