New Year's Day Teacher Resources
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Introduction to Junkanoo! A Bahamian Festival
Students understand the importance of the Bahamian celebration of Junkaroo. In this culture lesson, students participate in the activities of Junakroo and how it makes people work together. Students define vocabulary related to the celebration.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
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. For 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
Land is the Basis of All Independence
Students develop debating and analytical thinking skills. They take a position in the Back-to-Africa discussion, based upon any readings and the two opposing essays they read. In groups, they discuss an issue from two different points of view.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
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
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
Caring for the Land
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.
6th - 8th Science
Hoosier Soldiers at Vicksburg
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.
8th Social Studies & History
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 English Language Arts
The United States 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.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
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
January: Following Directions
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.
4th - 6th English Language Arts