New Year's Day Teacher Resources

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In this grammar instructional activity, students study, research and locate the ten countries that fit the descriptive traditional modals described in detail associated with Christmas and deduction.
Middle schoolers 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."
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.
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.
Learners 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.
Eighth graders examine the role of Indiana soldiers at the Battle of Vicksburg. In this American Civil War lesson, 8th graders listen to a lecture about the involvement of Indiana soldiers in the battle and then analyze letters written home by the soldiers. A study guide for primary source readings is included.
Students study the United States flag. In 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.
Students 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. Students then research the Federal Flag Code and how that has shaped the meaning and usage of the US Flag.
Students look at the number of days in each month. For this calendar lesson, students figure out how many days are in each month or in a group of months. They answer questions while looking at a calendar. 
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. Detailed instructions for the book folder project, a project rubric, and an extensive annotated book list are included.
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. Finally, they compare how Christmas was celebrated in old Russia, during the Soviet period with a New Year's focus, and currently during the "Russian Renaissance."
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.
Students answer assigned questions as a group, write individual essays, complete a research project, and complete a writing project.
For this South African Trivia worksheet, 6th graders research and answer questions about South Africa. Students write fifty-five answers.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Cormac McCarthy's All the Pretty HorsesStudents may submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Olive Anne Burns's Cold Sassy TreeStudents may submit their answers to be scored.
In this January icebreaker worksheet, students reveal their personal preferences and experiences. There are bubble letters at the top spelling the word January. There are 8 directions below. Students color the letters in response to the directions.
In this online interactive reading comprehension learning exercise, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Emily Bronte's Wuthering HeightsStudents may submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Octavia Butler's KindredStudents may submit their answers to be scored.
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 31 short answer and essay questions about Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave GirlStudents may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.

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