Chinese New Year Craft Reading & STEM Activities How to Catch a Dragon Lunar

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  1. Engage students with fun, seasonal STEM activities and reading comprehension activities for 7 different mentor texts. Unique STEM challenges await, such as creative traps, pulley systems, catapults, grabbers, towers and more. Enjoy art and writing extensions within each unit or teach a fun, seasona
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Looking for unique and exciting way to introduce the Chinese New Year / Lunar New Year? Help catch the dragon with an engaging STEM pulley system challenge, create unique dragon art, or teach a fun, Chinese New Year themed guided reading unit. This resource reviews multiple comprehension skills through focused worksheets and provides multiple writing extensions with graphic organizers. This book companion unit for How to Catch a Dragon by Adam Wallace and Elekerton is packed full of enriching activities for your students. This unit is perfect for winter in the classroom or an exciting Chinese New Year themed learning experience.

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Comprehension Skill Activities:

➙ Making Predictions

➙ Text Evidence

➙ Character, Setting, Plot

➙ Character Analysis

➙ Character

➙ Retell

➙ Story Elements

➙ Author's Purpose

➙ Sequencing

➙ Key Events

➙ Problem and Solution

➙ Text Connections

➙ Basic Comprehension

Art:

➙ Dargon Craft & Writing:

  • Opinion wiring: "Is it a Good Idea to Catch a Dragon?"
  • How-to writing: "How I Would Catch a Dragon"
  • Informative writing: "All About the Chinese New Year"

Other:

➙ STEM: Dragon Pulley System Trap (simple machines: Pulley)

➙ STEM:

  • STEM graphic organizers
  • STEMposters
  • STEM directions & materials list
  • STEM guiding questions

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.

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