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32 resources with the concept new year's eve

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Learning about Lunar New Year

For Teachers K - 12th
Rich 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...
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New Year's Day Word Search

For Students 3rd - 6th
Take a cup o'kindness alongside a fun New Years' word puzzle! Players use a word bank to find holiday-themed words in both easy and difficult formats.
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New Year's Day Crossword Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Three, two, one—Happy New Year! Ring in the magical moment between old and new years with an interactive crossword puzzle. Pupils read clues to guess words such as millennium, countdown, and fireworks.
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New Years Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
How do you celebrate New Year's? Some make resolutions on January first, while Rosh Hashanah is a celebration of the Jewish New Year. Watch to learn more about the traditions of New Year's around the world and in the United States.
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A New Year's Time Capsule

For Teachers K - 1st
Time capsules are fun for any age, but a capsule for the new year is perfect for very young kids. With some help from a parent, they fill out their name and the date along with all their favorites. Learners also complete information like...
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How the New Year is Celebrated around the World

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Develop compare and contrast skills while expanding cultural knowledge by looking at how different countries ring in the new year.
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Chinese Dragon Puppet

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students discover the importance of the dragon in Chinese culture. Using a template, they make their own dragon hand puppet and color it with watercolor paints. To end the lesson, they read stories about dragons and their role in the...
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New Year's Eve Reading Comprehension Activity

For Students 4th - 5th
In this New Year's Eve reading comprehension instructional activity, students read a 1 paragraph selection pertaining to New Year's Eve and then answer 3 multiple choice questions regarding the information.
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Starting the New Year on the Right Foot

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Jump start the second half of the school year with these activities.
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New Year's Eve Worksheet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore their next school year by creating New Year's resolutions.  In this academic goals lesson plan, students answer a questionnaire based on their study habits and what changes can be made to have a more educated life.  ...
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Time's Up

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How was your year? Create an individual timeline that document learners' personal history from the previous year. After reading an article about celebrating New Year's in Japan, pairs interview each other to gather information about...
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New Year's Resolutions

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students write about New Year's Resolutions made about personal improvement, family and friends, and school and the outside world. They write a first draft and a final draft of a five-paragraph essay about their resolutions.
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From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the history, art, music, and architecture of Vienna and make an oral presentation based on their findings. They listen to segments of the Vienna Philharmonic New Year's celebration and design a musical extravaganza in...
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New Year's Eve: 1959, 1969, 1979, 1989

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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Talking About a Resolution

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore Nobel Prize winning economist Thomas C. Schelling's strategic egonomics theory as it applies to making new year's resolutions. They make their own resolutions and develop plans to keep them using Schelling's strategies.
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Resolutions

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this New Year writing worksheet, students read the prompt that pertains to what they want to accomplish during the new year. Students write their resolutions.
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Confetti Eggs

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students create a confetti filled egg. In this art lesson students use multiple steps to decorate and fill an egg. The result is an egg that has been hollowed, filled with confetti, and has a decorated shell. The students break them open...
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New Year's Resolutions

For Students 4th - 6th
In this New Year's resolutions activity, students choose the correct word to complete the sentences about New Year's resolutions. Students complete 10 multiple choice questions.
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New Year's Eve

For Students 5th - 10th
In this New Year's Eve worksheet, students complete activities such as read the passage, match the phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice fill in, correct the spelling, put text in correct order, unscramble...
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New Year's Resolution Flags

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students make New Year's Resolutions. In this resolution lesson plan, students listen to the story Peace Begins with You by Katherine Sholes. They discuss different ways they can help make their world more peaceful and create a...
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I Am the New Year

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Pupils read and learn a prayer for the New Year. In this New Year prayer lesson, students read the verses about hope for the New Year and the prayer.
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Goals for the New Year Story Starter

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this writing activity, students make resolutions for the New Year by reading the story starter. Students generate the ending of the story by making goals for the year. Students illustrate their work.
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Celebrating Chinese Culture: Legends & Myths, Chinese New Year, Customs & Traditions

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students read books about other cultures and explore their customs and traditions. They discuss the meanings of myths and legends and then brainstorm examples of stories that fit the description. Students experience hands-on activities...
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Chinese New Year: Paper Lanterns Lesson Plan

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First graders examine a typical Chinese New Year celebration. As a class, they identify the traditions and values used and discuss how they are unique to China. To end the lesson, they take measurements to make their own paper lantern...