China Big Bundle of Writing, Reading, Grammar, Word Search Activities & Clipart

China Big Bundle of Writing, Reading, Grammar, Word Search Activities & Clipart
China Big Bundle of Writing, Reading, Grammar, Word Search Activities & Clipart
China Big Bundle of Writing, Reading, Grammar, Word Search Activities & Clipart
China Big Bundle of Writing, Reading, Grammar, Word Search Activities & Clipart
China Big Bundle of Writing, Reading, Grammar, Word Search Activities & Clipart
China Big Bundle of Writing, Reading, Grammar, Word Search Activities & Clipart
China Big Bundle of Writing, Reading, Grammar, Word Search Activities & Clipart
China Big Bundle of Writing, Reading, Grammar, Word Search Activities & Clipart
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    This big bundle includes 6 resources altogether: 4 resources about China that introduce your students to Chinese culture, geography, and history while giving them reading, writing, and grammar tasks to do, 1 resource with Chinese zodiac clipart, and 1 resource with Chinese zodiac word search puzzles that you can give your students for fun. Save 20% when you buy this bundle!

    ✓ Please Note:

    * A smaller Culture Bundle with 2 products is available HERE and a smaller Writing Bundle with 2 other products is available HERE.

    * An Ancient & Modern China Reading & Writing Bundle, with 4 products, is available HERE.

    In C is for China: and ABC Book with Facts & Photos about Chinese Culture, Geography, and History, each letter of the alphabet represents an aspect of Chinese history, geography, or culture and presented on its own page with at least one photograph that supports the text.

    * Also included in this ABC China book are 4 language activities for students to extend their learning. The 1st activity asks students to identify particular grammar structures, the 2nd activity offers students five questions for discussion or writing responses, the 3rd activity provides a template (in two styles) for writing an acrostic poem about China, and 4th fourth activity asks students to sort the words presented in the alphabet book into various categories.

    * C is for China also includes background information for teachers, a list of the ELA Common Core standards addressed in the product, and a pronunciation guide to all the Chinese words in the book.

    * This ABC China book can be used as a read-aloud by a teacher or for independent reading by students, who can read it individually or in small groups or pairs.

    * The text is written at a level that lets older intermediate proficiency level English Language Learners as well as younger native English speakers comprehend it.

    * ELA Common Core standards addressed are: RI.3.2, RI.3.8, RI.4.2, RI.4.8, RI.6.2, RI.5.8, RI.8.5, RF.3.4, RF.4.4, RF.5.4, SL.3.2, SL.4.2, SL.5.2, SL.6.2, SL.7.2, RH.6-8.5

    In Chinese Dynasties, Emperors & Philosophers: Charts, Task Cards & Puzzles, blank and filled-in charts about 10 dynasties, 6 emperors, and 4 philosophers of China can be used by students as the main resource for learning about Chinese history or for taking notes when reading other texts.

    * Also included in this resource is a glossary for vocabulary in the charts, a pronunciation guide, task cards, and word search and crossword puzzles.

    * All charts and task cards come in color and black-and-white versions.

    * The text is written at a level that lets older intermediate proficiency level English Language Learners as well as native English speakers comprehend it.

    * Background information for teachers, a list of the ELA Common Core standards addressed, and sample WIDA Model Performance Indicators are also provided.

    * ELA Common core standards addressed are: RI.5.7, RI.5.9, W.5.8, W.6.8, W.7.8, W.8.8, WHST.6-8.7, WHST.6-8.8

    The Chinese New Year Word Search Puzzles use the names of the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac as the words to search for.

    * With 3 levels of difficulty, easy, intermediate, and challenging, the word search puzzles are differentiated so students of all abilities can enjoy using them when it's Chinese New Year, whenever you teach about China, or when you just want to do a fun activity.

    * Each word search puzzle is illustrated with a photograph of one of the animals of the Chinese zodiac.

    * A list of the years each Chinese zodiac animal represents is included in this product.

    * All the word searches come in both color and black-and-white versions and have accompanying answer keys.

    The Chinese New Year and Chinese Zodiac Writing and Reading Activities resource includes 3 literacy tasks:

    1) a short information text about the Chinese Zodiac that can be read aloud to students or which they can read themselves, depending on their reading level, with comprehension questions and an answer key on separate pages;

    2) a 3-paragraph information text about the Chinese New Year holiday, with accompanying questions and answer key;

    3) opinion writing about the Chinese Zodiac--for each of the 12 animals in the Chinese Zodiac, there is one page with a photograph of the animal and a short description of the characteristics of people born during that animal year. The task for students is to write a paragraph stating whether they agree or disagree that the characteristics for the animal year in which they were born accurately describe them. Three model paragraphs at different levels of writing are included as guides for students.

    * A rubric is provided so you can easily assess your students' work.

    * ELA Common Core standards addressed are: W.3.1a, W.3.1b, W.3.1c, W.3.1d, W.4.1a, W.4.1b, W.4.1c, W.4.1d, W.5.1a, W.5.1b, W.5.1c, W.5.1d.

    In the Chinese New Year ELA Task Cards for Mechanics and Grammar resource, each task card has a sentence about one of the 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac on it and the task for students is to identify the type of error and then fix it so the sentence is written correctly.

    * Sentences are written in simple English so ELLs at an intermediate proficiency level or older students who are not reading at grade level can comprehend them; younger students can also use them as a review.

    * Multiple choice responses are included on each task card. An answer sheet for students and an answer key for teachers are both provided.

    * Color and black-and-white versions of the task cards, answer sheet

    * Answer keys are included.

    * ELA Common Core standards addressed are: L.3.1, L.3.2, L.3.3, L.4.1, L.4.2, L.4.3, L.5.1, L.5.2, L.5.3, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3.

    In the Chinese Zodiac Clipart set, the images of the animals come from photographs I took of an artifact I bought in Xi'an, China.

    * All the images are 300 dpi and in png format.

    * My easy-to-follow compete Terms of Use are included.

    * Use the images as a bulletin board display, to decorate teaching materials, or let students use the pictures in their writing when they are learning about China.

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    What you get in this bundle:

    C is for China: An ABC Book with Facts & Photos about Chinese Culture, Geography, and History product for Grades 3 - 8 and Homeschool, 41 pages; includes:

    ★ A Table of Contents for easy reference (1 page)

    ★ Alphabetically organized facts about the country, with illustrations -- the actual ABC book about China (26 pages)

    ★ A list of the ELA Common Core standards addressed by this product (3 pages)

    ★ A table showing three types of language structures that can be found in the ABC China book's text (2 pages)

    ★ A page with discussion questions about the main idea and supporting details in the ABC China book (1 page)

    ★ Two templates for writing an acrostic poem about China (2 pages)

    ★ A page listing suggested categories for sorting the A - Z words in the ABC China book (1 page)

    ★ A guide to pronouncing all the Chinese words in the ABC China book (1 page)

    ★ A Notes to the Teacher section with explanatory information (2 pages)

    Chinese Dynasties, Emperors & Philosophers: Charts, Task Cards & Puzzles product for Grades 5 - 8 and Homeschool, 118 pages; includes:

    ★ A table of contents for easy reference (1 page)

    ★ A Notes to the Teacher page with background information and suggestions for using the charts (2 pages)

    ★ A list of ELA Common Core standards addressed in this product (1 page)

    ★ Sample WIDA Model Performance Indicators (1 page)

    ★ A glossary with vocabulary words to help students comprehend the filled-in charts (3 pages)

    ★ A pronunciation guide for all the dynasties, people, and places mentioned in the resource (2 pages)

    ★ Blank charts for 10 dynasties with 10 questions per chart, plus a blank template, in color (11 pages)

    ★ Blank charts for 6 emperors with 6 questions per chart, plus a blank template, in color (7 pages)

    ★ Blank charts for 4 philosophers with 6 questions per chart, plus a blank template, in color (5 pages)

    ★ Blank charts for 10 dynasties with 10 questions per chart, plus a blank template, in black-and-white (11 pages)

    ★ Blank charts for 6 emperors with 6 questions per chart, plus a blank template, in black-and-white (7 pages)

    ★ Blank charts for 4 philosophers with 6 questions per chart, plus a blank template, in black-and-white (5 pages)

    ★ Charts filled in with the answers to the 10 questions about the 10 dynasties, in color (10 pages)

    ★ Charts filled in with the answers to the 6 questions about the 6 emperors, in color (6 pages)

    ★ Charts filled in with the answers to the 6 questions about the 4 philosophers, in color (4 pages)

    ★ Charts filled in with the answers to the 10 questions about the 10 dynasties, in in black-and-white (10 pages)

    ★ Charts filled in with the answers to the 6 questions about the 6 emperors, in black-and-white (6 pages)

    ★ Charts filled in with the answers to the 6 questions about the 4 philosophers, in in black-and-white (4 pages)

    ★ Cover pages for the blank and filled-in charts about emperors and empires, in color and black-and-white versions (4 pages)

    ★ Task cards with 5 “Would you rather” and 5 other questions, plus 2 blank template cards, in color (3 pages)

    ★ Task cards with 5 “Would you rather” and 5 other questions, plus 2 blank template cards, in black-and-white (3 pages)

    ★ A cover page for the word search puzzles (1 page)

    ★ 1 word search puzzle, with 3 levels of difficulty and answer keys included (6 pages)

    ★ 1 crossword puzzle, with answer key in 2 formats included (3 pages)

    Chinese Zodiac Word Search Puzzles product for Grades 3 - 8 and Homeschool, 151 pages; includes:

    ★ A table of contents for quick reference (1 page)

    ★ A list of the years represented by each animal of the Chinese zodiac (1 page)

    ★ A Notes to the Teacher page with explanatory information (1 page)

    ★ Three cover pages to help you organize the 3 sets of word search puzzles (3 pages)

    ★ Set 1 of the word search puzzles: Easy level, 1 puzzle or answer key per page; includes 12 puzzles in color, 12 answer keys in color, 12 puzzles in black-and white, 12 answer keys in black-and-white (48 pages total)

    ★ Set 2 of the word search puzzles: Intermediate level, 1 puzzle or answer key per page; includes 12 puzzles in color, 12 answer keys in color, 12 puzzles in black-and white, 12 answer keys in black-and-white (48 pages total)

    ★ Set 3 of the word search puzzles: Challenging level, 1 puzzle or answer key per page; includes 12 puzzles in color, 12 answer keys in color, 12 puzzles in black-and white, 12 answer keys in black-and-white (48 pages total)

    Chinese New Year and Chinese Zodiac Writing and Reading Activities product for Grades 3 - 5 and Homeschool, 30 pages; includes:

    ★ A Table of Contents for convenience (1 page)

    ★ Notes to the Teacher with background information (2 pages)

    ★ A list of the ESL Common Core standards addressed in this product (1 page)

    ★ A mini poster showing all 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac (1 page)

    ★ An information text about the Chinese zodiac, with comprehension questions and an answer key (3 pages)

    ★ An information text about the Chinese New Year, with comprehension questions and an answer key (3 pages)

    ★ Three differentiated model paragraphs for the opinion writing task (3 pages)

    ★ Student pages for an opinion writing task about the Chinese zodiac, including a blank lined page if more space for writing is needed (13 pages)

    ★ An evaluation rubric for the opinion writing task (1 page)

    Chinese New Year ELA Task Cards for Mechanics and Grammar Practice & Review product for Grades 3 - 6 and Homeschool, 8 pages; includes:

    ★ A set of 12 task cards in color (3 pages)

    ★ An answer sheet for students (1 pages)

    ★ An answer key for teachers (1 page)

    ★ A Notes to the Teacher page with background information (1 page)

    Chinese Zodiac Animals Clipart product for All Grades, 15 pages; includes:

    ★ Images of the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac, one per page, in .png format (12 pages)

    ★ Complete Terms of Use (1 page)

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    If you prefer, you can purchase these products separately:

    China: An ABC Book with Facts & Photos about Chinese Culture, Geography, History

    Chinese Dynasties, Emperors & Philosophers: Charts, Task Cards & Puzzles

    Chinese New Year Word Search Puzzles

    Chinese New Year & Chinese Zodiac Writing and Reading Activities

    Chinese New Year ELA Task Cards for Mechanics and Grammar

    Chinese Zodiac Animals Clipart

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