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Learning about Lunar New Year

For Teachers K - 12th
Rich in images and information, a teacher's guide to the traditions of Lunar New Year's celebrations in various cultures addresses celebrations of Buddhism and Daoism. It includes background information about the origins of the...
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Chinese New Year

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Dancing dragons, fireworks, red envelopes, and loud music are the familiar images of Chinese New Year celebrations. The holiday, also know as Lunar New Year and/or the Spring festival is also a religious holiday that combines aspects of...
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Chinese New Year

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students investigate the celebration of Chinese New Year. In this Chinese New Year lesson, students discuss their favorite holiday before listening to a read aloud about Chinese New Year. They make red envelopes that are filled with play...
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Chinese New Year

For Students Pre-K - 6th
Gong hei fat choy! Celebrate Chinese New Year with a variety of activities that introduce learners to the Chinese myth of the race that determined which animals earned their place the zodiac.
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Korea Lunar New Year

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explore Korean Lunar New Year traditions, examine Korean culture, practice saying "Happy Lunar New Year" and other greetings in Korean, and discuss common foods, games, and other activities enjoyed by Koreans on Lunar New Year....
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Chinese New Year

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore the history and traditions of Chinese New Year. They get involved in practicing traditional Chinese skills (use chopsticks, make paper cut) through activities. Students increase interests and motivations in learning...
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The Chinese New Year Starts Today

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
As part of a celebration of Chinese New Year, class members research the Chinese zodiac and examine the description of the personality attributes associated with the animal of their birth year. Individuals then craft a persuasive essay...
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Chinese New Year Celebrations

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Gong He Xin Xi! Happy New Year! Planning a Lunar New Year/Spring Festival Celebration? Check out the activities and resources in a packet that encourages pupils to research the cultural values and traditional practices associated with...
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Kung-hsi Fa-ts' ai! – A Chinese New Year Celebration

For Teachers K - 10th
Looking for ideas for your Lunar New Year celebration? Check out an interdisciplinary unit of study that includes lessons in counting, calligraphy, culture, geography, literature, art, and music. Kung-hsi Fa-ts' ai! (May you become rich!)
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Chinese New Year—ESL Lesson

For Students 9th - 12th
Language learners read a passage about Chinese New Year celebrations and then complete a series of reading comprehension and grammar exercises based on the passage.
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Chinese New Year – Reading Comprehension

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Traditions surrounding the celebration of the Chinese New Year are the focus of a reading comprehension worksheet designed for intermediate level language learners.
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Chinese New Year Celebration

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young scholars prepare for the Chinese New Year and celebrate. They assist in planning and preparing for the celebration. Students work together cooperatively in small and large groups. They discuss the symbol "fu", good luck, when hung...
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Chinese New Year's Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Chinese New Year's Day learning exercise, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, unscramble the words, sequencing, unscramble the...
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Islamic New Year

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Islamic New Year activity, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, writing questions, survey, and...
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A Multicultural Study: Chinese New Year

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars study the customs and beliefs of the Chinese people as they experience Chinese New Year; students become aware that they live on one planet but their festivals and holidays vary.
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Chinese New Year: Lai-See Envelopes Lesson Plan

For Teachers K
Students are introduced to the purpose behind the Chinese New Year celebration. As a class, they examine different traditions focusing on the Lai-See envelopes. After watching a PowerPoint presentation, they make their own envelopes...
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The Myth Behind the Chinese Zodiac

For Students 5th - 12th
According to the Chinese zodiac, 2017 is the Year of the Rooster. But why? Viewers are treated to a retelling of The Great Race myth that details the story behind the animal signs, their arrangement on the Chinese zodiac, and the...
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Tet, the Vietnamese New Year

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners identify the similarities and differences between traditions in the Vietnamese New Year, TET, with the traditions of several holidays celebrated in America.
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What Are Eclipses? Solar Eclipse and Lunar Eclipse

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Take a tour of one of the most dramatic astronomical events! The Socratica Astronomy series presents a lesson on the similarities and differences of solar and lunar eclipses. The narrator shows the physical arrangement that produces each...
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New Year Celebrations Around the World

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students share their New Year's traditions, then read a news article about how people around the world celebrate the start of a new year. In this current events lesson plan, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and...
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Getting Ready for the All American Eclipse!

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Give your pupils a front row seat at the biggest light show in the sky this year! In addition to admiring the total solar eclipse, young astronomers can explain the phenomenon with a little help from an inquiry-based instructional...
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Matariki

For Students 7th - 8th
Learn about the lunar calendar as it is used by the Maori people of New Zealand. Kids read the five paragraph passage then complete five matching, eight true/false, one vocabulary, seven fill-in-the-blank, and three discussion questions....
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Why should you read “The Joy Luck Club” by Amy Tan?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Amy Tan was surprised by the reception of her story of four Chinese families that immigrated to the San Francisco Bay area. The vignettes about the mothers who make up the Joy Luck Club, and their daughters, models the experiences of...
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Solar/Lunar Eclipses and the Seasons

For Teachers 5th - 7th
How do the moon, sun, and Earth line up to create eclipses? Why do the seasons change throughout a year? The answers to these questions are explained through this series of slides. This apt presentation outlines information using bullet...

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