Celebrated on the first day of the Gregorian and Julian calendar, this holiday focuses on renewal and start of something fresh. A quarter of Americans routinely don't celebrate at New Years at all while just under half of the country takes part in the countdown. While they are counting down one in three Americans are already asleep. Although we often take it for granted, it is widely seen as the fourth most popular holiday behind Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
The series that is presented forces students to think a little more on their toes. There are a good helping of critical thinking sheets and puzzles to accompany the reading a writing activities.