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This resource includes a Chinese New Year reading comprehension passage, an American New Year reading comprehension passage, comprehension questions for both passages, and a snowball fight activity that requires students to compare and contrast the two holidays (for your ELA class). Students will learn about the differences and similarities between the two New Year celebrations and complete activities to help them practice comparing and contrasting. This is a great New Year activity or Chinese New Year Activity and makes a great addition to a holiday unit. It also is a great activity to simply practice comparing and contrasting.
Included in this resource:
-1 page reading passage about American New Year with comprehension questions
-1 page reading passage about Chinese New Year with comprehension questions
-1 chart for students to fill in comparing and contrasting the two holidays
-1 snowball fight activity that has students compare and contrast the two New Years
-grading rubric and answer keys
This is a fun whole class compare and contrast activity for third grade, fourth grade, or fifth grade students.
The preview shows everything included in this upper elementary resource.
You might also like another one of my other snowball fights: