Chinese New Year | All About the Holidays

The Chinese New Year is a celebratory time for Chinese citizens and Chinese-Americans alike! A short video showcases the origin of the Chinese New Year holiday and how it is celebrated currently.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have a Chinese New Year celebration in the classroom; invite learners to bring in food items and decorate      
  • Hand out red envelopes filled with pretend money that class members can use at a classroom store 
  • Perform a cooperative learning activity to discuss the question found at the end of the video 
Classroom Considerations
  • Chinese New Year is celebrated between January 21 and February 20—check your calendar to confirm this year's date
  • The webpage offers related material 
  • The video incorporates engaging visual effects alongside real-life photographs 
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