New Year's Day Teacher Resources
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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
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 English Language Development 25 Views 114 Downloads
George Washington Carver
Students discuss the character traits of George Washington Carver. In this George Washington Carver lesson, students read the books or segments of A Picture Book of George Washington Carver, Shoeless Joe and Black Betsy, The Night the Bells Rang, and Mailing May.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 13 Views 48 Downloads
It's a Small World After All
Students link important individuals who shaped the news in 2002 by playing a variation of a game based on the idea that all people can be connected with 6 or less associations between them. They propose appropriate New Year's resolutions.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Grade 5: Elementary Social Studies Test: Multiple Choice and Constructed-Response Questions
In this 5th grade social studies standardized test practice worksheet, students examine documents and tables. Students respond to 35 multiple choices and 11 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of social studies.
5th Social Studies & History 15 Views 155 Downloads
Celebration Symbols And Their Meaning
Students are introduced to the history and origins of many common symbols used in celebrations. They explore symbols in group centers, identify a symbol that has special meaning to them and design a symbol to represent the classroom.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Students discover festivals and traditions of South Africa. Students discuss the meaning of Diwali and why it is celebrated. They devise an assembly about the religious festival of lights. Students explain why Hindus, Jans and Sikus celebrate Diwai.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Chinese New Year Celebrations
Students explore world cultures by creating arts and crafts projects. In this Chinese New Year lesson, students identify the differences in time between the U.S. New Year and a Chinese New Year celebration. Students create culturally significant Chinese party favors such as noise makers.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 31 Downloads
Chinese New Year: Year of the Pig
What happens during Chinese New Year? Use this presentation to provide a brief glimpse of the 15 day celebration. It covers basic traditions, but fails to provide deeper reasons why each tradition exists. However, it may be useful for younger children needing simple background information.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Sixth graders investigate greetings, farewells, gestures and holidays observed in the target culture and their own culture. This fosters student awareness and understanding of the target culture. Students have opportunities to use the Internet and other sources of information for research.
6th Languages 12 Views 32 Downloads
The Euro: Money Changes Everything
High schoolers explore the impact of the euro on the European Union (EU). In this euro instructional activity, students examine exchange rates within the EU as well as outside the EU in order to better understand the implications of changing monetary systems in EU nations.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 20 Downloads
The Euro: Money Changes Everything
High schoolers explore the impact of the euro on nations of the European Union (EU). In this euro activity, students examine exchange rates within the EU as well as outside the EU in order to better understand the implications of changing monetary systems in EU nations.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 5 Downloads
Strengthen research skills by reviewing the months of the year and the holidays celebrated during those months. Learners draw and label a timeline for the months and label each holiday. They work in groups to research the holidays, and use magazines to find pictures that best represent their holiday.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Supreme Court: Practice with Precedents 2010
Eleventh graders examine the term precedent in the court system. In this American Government lesson, 11th graders research various court cases in history. Students create a study chart that shows comparisons of these cases.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads