At Kids These Days I found 10 New Year's Traditions that were really interesting. Did you that in Denmark people throw old dishes at their neighbors front doors at midnight on New Years Eve? Click on the picture below to see 9 more.
If you click on the picture below you will find Good Luck foods to eat from around the world. Do you know which country believes that eating pomegranates is good luck? You'll have to click on the picture below to find out.
I had a lot of fun making a new unit called New Year's Traditions Around the World for Grades 2-3.
Here is the 2nd Grade Reading text and Comprehension Questions you will find inside this unit. They are part of my Preview file which you can download for free by clicking on either picture below. You can also see all the other materials in this unit as well.
I wish all of you a very Happy and Healthy New Year. I hope that 2013 is all that you hope for. I am looking forward to a new year of blogging and bringing you some great resources and information to help you make a difference for your students. Thanks for making a difference for your students over the past year as I know it will continue in 2013.
What New Year's activities will you be doing in your classroom?