China Writing BUNDLE with Chinese New Year and Chinese Zodiac Activities

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    1. 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
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    Description

    This bundle includes 2 China resources that you can use for reading and writing practice or review: Chinese New Year Writing Activities, which has reading and writing tasks about the Chinese New Year holiday, and Chinese New Year ELA Task Cards for Mechanics and Grammar, a set of task cards with pictures of the animals of the Chinese Zodiac on them and errors in sentences that students must identify and then correct. Both resources can be used in Social Studies classes as well as in English Language Arts classes because they teach students about aspects of the Chinese New Year while also providing language arts skills practice. Save 20% when you buy this bundle!

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    * These 2 resources are also available in 2 other money-saving bundles with additional China-themed products. You can find them HERE and HERE.

    Please click on the links to the individual resources to see how to use them remotely.

    The Chinese New Year Writing Activities product includes three literacy tasks:

    * 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;

    * A 3-paragraph information text about the Chinese New Year holiday, with accompanying questions and answer key;

    * An opinion writing task about the Chinese Zodiac--for each of the 12 animals in the Chinese Zodiac, there is 1 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.

    Also included is a list of ELA Common Core standards addressed in this product and an evaluation rubric so you can easily assess your students' work.

    In the Chinese New Year ELA Task Cards for Mechanics and Grammar product, 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 what kind of error is in the sentence 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.

    What an educator who has used this resource says about it:

    ♥ "Perfect! Thank you!!!" -- Nicole D.

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    What you get in this bundle:

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

    ★ A Table of Contents for convenience (1 page)

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

    ★ A list of the ELA 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 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)

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    When you buy this Chinese Writing Bundle, you'll save 20% off the cost of purchasing each product separately! But if you prefer to buy them individually, you can find them here:

    Chinese New Year Writing Activities

    Chinese New Year ELA Task Cards for Mechanics and Grammar (CCSS Aligned)

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    You might also like these China-themed products:

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

    Chinese Zodiac Word Search Puzzles

    Chinese Zodiac Animals Clipart

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

    China Culture Bundle (this includes the Chinese Zodiac Animals Clip Art product and the ABC China Book product)

    Or buy the big bundle with all 5 China resources:

    China Big Bundle of Writing, Reading, Grammar, Wordsearch Activities & Clipart (includes the C is for China ABC Book, Chinese Zodiac Animals Clipart, Chinese New Year Writing and Reading Activities, Chinese New Year ELA Task Cards and Chinese New Year Word Search Puzzles products)

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    Thank you and happy teaching!

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    Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
    Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
    Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
    Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
    Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

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