Chinese New Year and China: Reading and Writing Unit

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This themed packet is designed to teach students about China and Chinese New Year through Reading Texts, Poetry, and Writing Activities. Students will learn about China, Chinese New Year and Traditions, The Legend of Nian, the Chinese Zodiac Animals, Yin-Yang, and Chinese New Years Superstitions, Lucky and Unlucky Numbers, and Colors. The Reading Texts are differentiated at the 2nd and 3rd grade levels. Students will write Informative Texts, Opinion Pieces, and engage in Compare and Contrast writing activities. CCSS are included in the first few pages. Lesson plans included for all activities. (B/W copies included)

Table of Contents:
Common Core Standards
Unit Folder Cover
Note-Taking Graphic Organizer
2nd Grade Reading Text: “China”
3rd Grade Reading Text: “China”
Main Idea and Details Graphic Organizer
Summary Paragraph Writing Papers: “China”
Reading Text: “The Legend of Nian”
2nd Grade Reading Text: “Chinese New Years and Traditions”
3rd Grade Reading Text: “Chinese New Years and Traditions”
Compare and Contrast New Years Celebrations Activities
Chinese Zodiac Years and Animals Chart
Chinese Zodiac Animals Personality Trait Cards
Animal Traits Compare and Contrast Student Writing Paper
“Yin-Yang” Reading and Opposite Words Activity
Chinese Superstitions, Lucky and Unlucky Numbers, and Colors Activity
Poem: “Chinese New Year” and Visualization Activity
Cinquain Writing Activity: “Chinese New Year”
Wrap-Up: What I Learned Writing Activity
Opinion Piece Writing Prompts
Opinion Piece Information Chart
Opinion Piece Writing Graphic Organizers
Class Poetry and Writing Book Covers

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Total Pages
54
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
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Chinese New Year and China: Reading and Writing Unit
Chinese New Year and China: Reading and Writing Unit
Chinese New Year and China: Reading and Writing Unit
Chinese New Year and China: Reading and Writing Unit