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15 resources with the concept the chinese zodiac

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Lunar New Year

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Although often called Chinese New Year, Chinese people refer to this holiday as Spring Festival or Lunar New Year. People in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, North Korea, South Korea, Singapore, and Vietnam also have traditions associated...
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Chinese New Year

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Kung-hsi Fa-ts' ai! Enrich your Chinese New Year celebration with the resources in this collection. The wealth of materials include background information on the 15-day holiday, also know as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival,...
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Yixing Teapots

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars study the Chinese Zodiac and use this subject matter as influence in creating Yixing teapots from clay,
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Chinese New Year

For Students Pre-K - 6th
Gong hei fat choy! Celebrate Chinese New Year with a variety of activities that introduce learners to the Chinese myth of the race that determined which animals earned their place the zodiac.
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The Myth Behind the Chinese Zodiac

For Students 5th - 12th
According to the Chinese zodiac, 2017 is the Year of the Rooster. But why? Viewers are treated to a retelling of The Great Race myth that details the story behind the animal signs, their arrangement on the Chinese zodiac, and the...
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The Chinese New Year Starts Today

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
As part of a celebration of Chinese New Year, class members research the Chinese zodiac and examine the description of the personality attributes associated with the animal of their birth year. Individuals then craft a persuasive essay...
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Kung-hsi Fa-ts' ai! – A Chinese New Year Celebration

For Teachers K - 10th
Looking for ideas for your Lunar New Year celebration? Check out an interdisciplinary unit of study that includes lessons in counting, calligraphy, culture, geography, literature, art, and music. Kung-hsi Fa-ts' ai! (May you become rich!)
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Lions, Dragons, and Nian: Animals of the Chinese New Year

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine the major differences between earstern and western dragons and their association with the Chinese New Year. They view and discuss a video, read New Year poems, explore various websites, and create a lion mask.
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Children in China

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students complete a variety of activities relating the culture and children of China. They create a number book using calligraphy, design and construct a mask, read and discuss a variety of books, eat with chopsticks, and write a short...
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Chinese Zodiac

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify the basic elements of a narrative story, such as the beginning, middle, and the end; to analyze the character traits in the story to write a summary using the 5 Ws and How chart included; through sample stories...
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The Year of the Rabbit

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore a portion of the Chinese Zodiac with projects centered around the year of the rabbit. Students research types of rabbits, actual and fictional. Working in groups, they create a written or multimedia presentation.
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Animals of the Chinese Zodiac

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study the elements of the Chinese zodiac. They observe the placement of the animals on the zodiac chart while studying the Chinese New Year.
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Zodiac Bookmarks

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th
Students explore the Chinese culture.  In this cultural activity, students create bookmarks using the Chinese Zodiac.  Each students uses the zodiac animal from their birth year to make a bookmark. 
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Asian-American History

For Teachers K - 2nd
Pupils compare Chinese zodiac symbols with western astrology signs. They read about the importance of calligraphy in Asian cultures and then practice their own calligraphy using a computer program. They discuss Asian American author...
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Understanding Chinese Culture Through Reading

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students examine the Chinese culture. They discuss the Chinese zodiac, identify their animal on the zodiac, listen to a Chinese folktale, and write an essay reflection on the Chinese zodiac or Chinese culture.