Happy New Year from here to there!
How are they alike? How are they different?
This packet provides a look at the reasons we celebrate the new year as well as traditions that accompany both celebrations.
Bringing in the New Year
Sam and the Lucky Money
Squirrel's New Year Resolution
The Night Before New Year's Eve
Each story is accompanied by a comprehension activity. (recall, sequence, character, problem solving, cause and effect)
Single page fact sheets on both events
Two factual mini books to help children comprehend informational text.
Reading for Detail on both celebrations
True/False using mini informational text to check
Venn Diagram, Writing Organizer and Cut and Paste Organizer focusing on Alike and Different
Making words from Happy New Year
Word Search...Chinese vocabulary as well as American
Writing resolutions organizer
Writing a paragraph using details
35 vocabulary cards to display both American and Chinese
Red Envelope and "Lucky Money"
Making amounts of money
American Celebration game board using die
Not only will your students have fun celebrating two different New Year celebrations but they will gain a great deal of knowledge and understanding of cultures as well!
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