This file contains 12 student pages of interesting facts about each animal in the Chinese Zodiac. Students will love reading each mini lesson as it explores the myth behind the Zodiac, possible career choices and their personality traits. Learning Chinese characters is made easy be we explore the meanings behind the characters. Step-by-Step stroke order for writing Chinese characters correctly is provided for each animal. These lessons are a great way to introduce students to the Chinese culture and can be used as bell ringers when students first start their class. Each lesson takes about 10 minutes. Students will love learning and look forward to the next lesson.