Submitted by Shannon Keller on Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:21am
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a day of remembrance established by the U.S. government to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, which is around King's birthday, January 15. Share these lessons with your students to make the holiday even more meaningful and to remember his work day in and day...
Submitted by Shannon Keller on Tue, 12/26/2017 - 12:37pm
New Year’s Eve or Old Year’s Night is on December 31, the final day of the Gregorian year, and the day before New Year’s Day. New Year’s Eve is often celebrated with parties and social gatherings spanning the transition of the year at midnight. Many cultures use fireworks and noise makers to celebrate. It is also customary to make New Year’s resolutions,...
Submitted by Shannon Keller on Mon, 12/18/2017 - 12:43pm
Winter Solstice is the official first day of winter. December 21 marks the solstice this year. Winter Solstice is the shortest day of the year and has the least amount of daylight. After December 21, the days get longer until Summer Solstice in June.
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Learn about holiday traditions around the world and how Christmas is celebrated in different countries! Every Friday, Newspapers in Education will feature new countries and traditions to explore with your students.