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Chinese Lunar New Year 2017 - Close Reading, Crafts, Games, Activity Pack

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Chinese New Year 2017~ Year of the Rooster January 28th

Update for Lunar New Year 2017 with 5 additional pages, a new game, and craft!

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with Your Students ~ Complete Activity Pack: Learn about the Lunar New Year Traditions with Close Reading, Crafts, Games, and More!

Included in this pack:

Three Chinese Animal Zodiac calendars and activity page. The traditional story of how the animals were chosen, and a close reading comprehension lesson.

Animals of the Zodiac Matching Game, followed by the story of the New Year’s monster Nian and another close reading comprehension lesson with Chinese family traditions.

Now includes:

Display posters for the animal of the year and a hong bao envelope craft along with a Chinese New Year’s Dragon and Lion craft.

Links to online videos, books, and resources to teach your students about the holiday. A great winter activity!

*Recently updated with 5 additional pages! Bonus material: A board game and a lantern craft! Note: All future updates to this product can always be download for free once purchased!

Complete Table of Contents:
1. Chinese Animal Zodiac Calendar now with 3 Versions! (3 pages)
2. Chinese New Year Animal Zodiac Activity with Animal Cut-outs (2 pages)
3. Animals of the Zodiac Memory Card Game (3 pages)
4. Pong Hau K’i a traditional board game in China
5. Fiction “Close Reading with a Pencil” Directions Poster
6. Venn Diagram Tricky Word Organizer
7. The Story of the Chinese Animal Zodiac
& Close Reading Comprehension Questions w/ Answer Key (4 pages)
8. The Legend of Nian the New Year’s Monster
& Close Reading Comprehension Questions w/ Answer Key (3 pages)
9. Nonfiction “Close Reading with a Pencil” Directions Poster
10. Chinese New Year and Family Traditions
& Close Reading Comprehension Questions w/ Answer Key (3 pages)
11. Lucky Red Envelope Craft
12. Photo and Directions for Bulletin Board Craft and Party Food Ideas
13. Chinese New Year Dragon and Lion Craft and Background Templates (2 Pages)
14. Chinese New Year Lantern Craft, Template, and Paper (3 pages)
15. Bulletin Board Display Posters (2 pages) Updated every year!

Video Playlist Link,: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJVIhae7F65bTJfPO-eqpnW9TdV_P8Sd1

For your reference the upcoming Lunar New Year for 2017 falls on January 28th and it is the year of the Rooster!

Note: Any product revisions and add-ons in future years are also free to download but this also includes a list of the upcoming Chinese New Year Dates!

*Please remember if you want to share this with other teachers you’ll need to buy additional licenses for only half the price.

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