Elementary Teachers & Librarians

No Rouz ~ Nowruz ~ Persian New Year
Multicultural ~ Spring ~ World Holiday

Lesson Plans

Harvard University - Center for Middle Eastern Studies Outreach Program

Lesson Plan: Celebrating Nowruz

An excellent discussion of Nowruz with pictures and stories, suggested class projects and activities:

Activity 1: Create a Nowruz Greeting Card grades 4 - 7
Activity 2: Grow Your Own Sabzeh grades K - 8
Activity 3: Create a Personal Haft-Seen Table grades 6 - 12
Activity 4: Color Eggs grades K - 5
Activity 5: Creative Writing Project grades 9 - 12

Lesson material kits (pictures, book, video, & lesson plan) available for loan; lesson plan text available for download-- from Harvard from here