New Year Celebrations in Different Cultures Cross-cultural Lesson Plan for Grade K-5
Lesson Topic or Summary: Students will learn about New Year customs and traditions in different cultures and countries. Each student will create works of art about the New Year based on his/her own experience and memory of family, community or culture. Students will be encouraged to use their favorite words or phrases related to the New Year concept in their artworks.
Painting My Dreams Personal Reflections: Introducing Surrealism through the paintings of Marc Chagall Grade K-5
Lesson Topic or Summary: Students will personally engage in self reflection by illustrating their dreams and thoughts about themselves, their memories (which are significant for them) from their home country, city or family event , their beloved people or pets, their thoughts about past and future.