Chinese New Year 2021 Task Cards and Printable Worksheets Year of the Ox

Teaching Treks
Grade Levels
3rd - 6th
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This Chinese New Year pack contains 24 Thinking Treks - fun and engaging task cards - and a student Trek Tracker to keep track of critical and creative thinking activities completed. The no prep printables include informational text, mapping, warm and cool coloring dragon, and using coordinates.

**Updated February 2021 - Year of the Ox

**Updated January 2020 - Year of the Rat

**Updated January 2019 - Year of the Pig

**Updated January 2018 - Year of the Dog

**Updated January 2017 - Year of the Rooster

** Updated January 26 2016 to include informational texts about CNY and the Chinese Zodiac

** Updated January 2016 - Year of the Monkey

**Updated January 2015 - black and white versions of task cards and printables added

**Updated November 2014 to 2015 Version

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***Please note this pack is also available as part of a bundle. Thinking Treks Bundle has seven Thinking Trek packs! St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Earth Day, and Chinese New Year. Save 20%!***

Thinking Treks Bundle

What are Thinking Treks?

24 engaging thinking task cards:

• ideal for differentiation

• provide opportunities for students to make choices

• promote critical and creative thinking

• great extension for early finishers

• perfect for a thinking corner or learning area

• suited to individual or collaborative work

• a fun way to learn about Chinese New Year

• Check out the link to my free teacher-made pathfinder ‘Chinese New Year’ that will assist students to locate information on quality, ‘kid friendly’ web sites quickly

Chinese New Year @ Treks n Trails for Kids

This pack contains:

Thinking Treks Explanation/ Suggestions for Use

Thinking Trek Poster

Thinking Trek Task Cards

Thinking Trek Task Cards (black and white versions)

Thinking Trek Tracker

Thinking Trek Tracker – black and white

Chinese New Year – informational text

Chinese New Year - informational text – black and white

The Chinese Zodiac - informational text

The Chinese Zodiac - informational text – black and white

Animals of the Zodiac – traits poster

Animals of the Zodiac – traits activity – black and white

Year of the Ox Poster

Year of the Ox Poster – black and white

Year of the Ox Bookmarks

China Poster – flag and maps

China activity – flag and map

China’s Shared Borders – mapping activity

China’s Shared Borders – answers

Chinese New Year Internet Search

Chinese New Year Internet Search - answers

Legend of Nian Storyboard

Chinese New Year Kids – coordinates

Chinese New Year Kids – coordinates answers

New Year Dragon – enlarging a dragon

Dragon – warm and cool colors – US English

Dragon – warm and cool colours – UK, AUS, CA English

Warm and Cool Colors Chart – US English

Warm and Cool Colours Chart – UK, AUS, CA English

Word Wall Activity Suggestions

Word Wall Cards

Blank Word Wall Cards

Word Wall Cards:

China, Chinese New Year, 12 February 2021, Year of the Ox, lanterns, dragon, oranges, money bag, paper fan, fire crackers, fireworks, Spring Festival, envelope, Chinese Zodiac, celebration, symbols, traditions, good luck, family, lantern festival, holiday, feasting, decorations, Jade Emperor, legend, reunion, good fortune, emperor, lunar calendar, rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, pig

What other teachers have said about this resource:

  • Awesome resource! Very thorough and engaging activities. My students loved learning about Chinese New Year!

  • Excellent resource! Definitely a keeper!!

  • I loved using this product with my class. They liked the drawing and the web links the best. I will for sure be using it in years to come. Thanks for a great product!

  • Fantastic! Love the vocab cards! Thanks so much! :-)

  • Fun addition to our novel unit (Where the Mountain Meets the Moon)! Students enjoyed thoroughly!

  • This is such a GREAT resource!! Thank you so much!! A++

  • Great resource for stations and whole group work. Thanks for this great resource.

  • Thank you. Outstanding resource.

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