New Year's Day Teacher Resources
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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl - Essay Questions
In this literature learning exercise, students 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 English Language Arts
Day of the Dragon King
Second graders explore various cultures to compare them to their own culture. They read Mary Pope Osborne's Day of the Dragon King and identify the Chinese New Year, Chinese Zodiac, and how the zodiac differs from ours. After reading, they practice creating Chinese characters, create dragon pictures, discuss silk as a part of Chinese trade, create a Venn diagram, and research China websites.
2nd English Language Arts
Celebrate the Chinese New Year
Students 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
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
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
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
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
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 English Language Arts
Japanese New Year
Young scholars 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
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 English Language Arts
Our Children are Learning to Survive
Students examine the various cultures of the world through literature. After reading various stories, they compare their own personal experience with the characters. In groups, they take the original story and add their own characters and setting to practice their English.
1st - 4th ESL & ELD