New Year's Day Teacher Resources

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Pupils 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.
Students explore the free enterprise system and the role that buying and selling of holiday goods have upon the economy. They recognize and demonstrate that advertising design influences one's life.
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.
In this 5th grade social studies standardized test practice instructional activity, 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.
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.
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.
Students, after reviewing an extensive vocabulary list of terms, explore all the different religious, political and personal holidays and traditions experienced in the United States. After discussing each one, they fill out a calendar with all the events listed on it by dates.
Eleventh graders examine the term precedent in the court system.  In this American Government instructional activity, 11th graders research various court cases in history.  Students create a study chart that shows comparisons of these cases. 
Students enjoy winter activities. In this field trip opportunities lesson, students may visit the Royal Botanic Gardens, Bocketts Farm, Clapham Common, or the Dinosaur Museum online or in-person.
In this interactive holiday worksheet, students view 20 symbols of various holidays and match the correct name of the holiday to the symbol.
Students explore the impact of the euro on the European Union (EU). In this euro lesson plan, 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.
Students explore the impact of the euro on nations of the European Union (EU). In this euro lesson, 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.
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. After writing a brief description, they place the picture and description in the appropriate place on the timeline.
In this Christmas math worksheet, students complete a set of 45 problems related to Christmas. A reference web site is given for additional activities, answers are included.
Students explore Korean women's history as they read and discuss articles. In this Korean history lesson, students read 5 articles that feature excerpts of interviews with Korean women. Students examine the stories of women through the 20th century and respond to discussion questions that accompany each of the stories.
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.
For this language arts worksheet, students examine the names of 12 holidays. Students write the name of the month in which the special day is observed in a crossword puzzle.
Middle schoolers work in small groups to dialogue about New Years topics. For this research lesson, students answer questions with the opinions about the new year, then choose a topic to research and report their findings to the class.
Students explore the nuances of Confucianism. In this Korean society lesson, students complete jigsaw reading assignments on the Hyo. Students compare their own reverence for parents to that described in the pieces about Korea.
For this holidays worksheet, students read about how people celebrate winter, New Years, Christmas, and Easter. Students read 4 sections on how people in Hungary celebrate.

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