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Happy New Year!
New ReviewFrom fireworks to costumes to dancing and watching a ball drop, the New Year is celebrated in different ways around the world. After reading a three-page passage on different countries' New Year traditions, pupils respond to 10 questions...
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Year’s Resolution Classroom Activity
New ReviewCreate a sense of accountability among scholars with a lesson that focuses on making and keeping New Year's resolutions. Writers compose a five paragraph essay focused on three resolutions—promises to self improvement, to their family,...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Learning About Lunar New Year
New ReviewRich in images and information, a teacher's guide to the traditions of Lunar New Year's celebrations in various cultures addresses celebrations of Buddhism and Daoism. It includes background information about the origins of the...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Lions, Dragons, and Nian: Animals of the Chinese New Year
Students examine the major differences between earstern and western dragons and their association with the Chinese New Year. They view and discuss a video, read New Year poems, explore various websites, and create a lion mask.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
There are so many holidays celebrated around winter that it can be difficult to keep track. Consider having your class members design a newsletter highlighting a particular holiday, such as Christmas, Hanukkah, Martin Luther King Jr....
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lunar New Year
Although often called Chinese New Year, Chinese people refer to this holiday as Spring Festival or Lunar New Year. People in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, North Korea, South Korea, Singapore, and Vietnam also have traditions associated with this holiday. Join the fun with a collection of lesson plans, activities, worksheets, videos, and articles designed for all levels of learners.
Pre-K - 12th English Language Arts
New Year, New You!
Take a cup of kindness with a collection of resources designed for celebrating the New Year! From refreshing resolutions to lessons about New Year's around the world, the collection guides middle schoolers through the exciting transition between last year and next year.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
All in a Day's Work
Who is Herman Melville? Read and discuss "Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall-street." Then, discuss the film adaptations of Melville's work and translate a passage of the text into modern-day English. Discussion questions are...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Year Investigations: Tablescapes
After reading about Nowruz, Persian New Year, and researching their own traditions, investigators create a tablescape display using symbols that represents how their family celebrates the holiday. A great way to celebrate all the...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Memorial Day Lesson
From where did Memorial Day originate, and how does it differ from Veterans Day? Offer pupils a great instructional activity on the history of this important national holiday in the United States, utilizing best teaching practices...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Year's Eve: 1959, 1969, 1979, 1989
How was December 31, 1959 different than December 31, 2009? Young historians explore the political, social, and musical forces in the world made New Year's Eve a different experience during each decade of the 20th century. After groups...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Happy New Year (ESL Lesson)
Ring in the new year with this ESL presentation about New Year's celebrations in the United States. Slides show details of the holiday, such as a calendar, confetti and streamers, and fireworks. Use the slideshow in the context of a unit...
5th - 9th English Language Arts
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...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History