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- Kristina C., Special Education Teacher
- Covina, CA
New Year's Day Teacher Resources
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Students write a narrative from the perspective of an immigration inspector or European immigrant. In this Immigration lesson, students read an online history of Ellis Island and evaluate its significance by writing answers to discussion questions. Students create and write a story based on the prompt.
Middle schoolers analyze school and district guidelines in the creation of an alternative school calendar. Working in pairs, students receive district guidelines of the creation of a school calendar. Pairs decide upon a calendar including the beginning and ending of school and appropriate holidays and no school sessions. Calendars are presented to the class and voted on.