Chinese New Year Celebrations

This Chinese New Year Celebrations lesson plan also includes:

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 this holiday. He Ping! Peace.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Ask class members that celebrate the holiday to share their traditions with the class
  • Preview the YouTube video visits to the house and select one to share with your class
Classroom Considerations

  • Although the resource is designed to accompany a visit to the Yin Yu Tang house in Salem, Massachusetts, the materials are appropriate for any study of Chinese New Year celebrations
Pros

  • The 16-page packet includes worksheets, an annotated list of art works, story books, videos, and web sites suitable for research projects, and activities
Cons

  • No lesson plans are included
Common Core