New Year's Day Teacher Resources
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January: Following Directions
For 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 Language Arts 4 Views 13 Downloads
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl - Essay Questions
In this literature activity, learners respond to 31 short answer and essay questions about Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 6 Views 27 Downloads
Brown v. Board: Five Communities That Changes America
Students examine the court cases of Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education, and the role of the NAACP. They conduct research, write a report, and research the history of their local public schools.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 28 Downloads
Celebrate the Chinese New Year
Young scholars are encouraged to show appreciation of Chinese culture through celebration. They can choose from a portable puppet theater for a presentation, make a dancing dragon or make dragon paper lanterns to display. Students are allowed to select to make one or both of the art products.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Holidays Around the World
Students use the internet to gather information about holidays around the world. They create a calendar with all of the holidays outlined and calculate the percentages of countries who celebrate each one. They design a greeting card to celebrate one holiday.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 63 Downloads
Mythology in the ESL Classroom
Students study myths, mythological figures, and the ancient classics. They develop a sensitivity to the beliefs, values, attitudes, and views of man's development at that time. They illustrate the powers of each god discussed and decorate the bulletin boards with their art work.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 33 Downloads
Happy New Year 2007
Young scholars examine different celebrations to bring in the New Year. Using the internet and specific web sites, students discover customs and celebrations in different countries. Young scholars observe video links of actual celebrations.
1st - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Grade 5: Elementary Social Studies Test: Document 2, 2007
In this 5th grade social studies standardized test practice worksheet, 5th graders examine documents and tables. Students respond to 1 essay and 5 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of social studies.
5th Social Studies & History 9 Views 27 Downloads
Chinese New Year
Students identify and present the history and legend of the Chinese New Year and respond to questions included. Students practice saying the common greetings and wishes in Chinese for the Chinese New Year. Students identify and explain the origin and legend of the Chinese zodiac chart.
1st - 2nd Languages 8 Views 25 Downloads
First Conditionals Christmas and New Year Superstitions Bluff
In this holiday activity, students, working with a partner, try to bluff their partner by asking them a question with one true answer and two false answers to see if they can choose the correct answer.
8th - 11th English Language Development 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Year's Resolutions -Lesson plan
Students study the origins of New Year's Resolutions while practicing taking dictation and identifying interesting points in a piece that is read to them. They investigate the types of things that people resolve on the first day of the New Year.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Japanese New Year
Students examine the celebrations around the Japanese New Year. After watching a video, they discuss and answer the questions given to them on a worksheet. As a class, they practice pronouncing common sayings in Japanese and create an invitation to a party.
9th - 12th Languages 3 Views 4 Downloads
A Course in Basic Skills
Tenth graders complete a course in basic skills in order to meet the standards for sophomore year. Using one of their classmates papers, they identify the main idea, topic sentence and theme. They also identify the transitional words and assign a grade to it based on organization and content.
10th Language Arts 9 Views 37 Downloads
Researching Another Country's Holiday: Focusing and Gathering Information
Fifth graders brainstorm a list of holidays celebrated by a majority of people in the United States. They each select an American holiday from the list as well as another country that may have a holiday that is similar. Next, they conduct research to locate useful information using a minimum of three sources.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads