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Chinese New Year
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, lessons, activities, literature, art, and music sure to engage primary graders.
Lunar New Year
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 with this holiday. Join the fun with a collection of lesson plans, activities, worksheets, videos, and articles designed for all levels of learners.
Celebrating Chinese Culture: Legends & Myths, Chinese New Year, Customs & Traditions
K - 3rd
Students read books about other cultures and explore their customs and traditions. They discuss the meanings of myths and legends and then brainstorm examples of stories that fit the description. Students experience hands-on activities...
Kung-hsi Fa-ts' ai! – A Chinese New Year Celebration
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!)
In The Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson - Activity Book
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewMoving to a new country isn't easy, as Shirley Temple Wong learns in In The Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord. A series of language arts activities carry readers through the novel, addressing the story's themes,...
World History and Geography: The Chinese During Medieval Times 600-1300 A.D.
7th CCSS: Adaptable
The Great Wall may be one of the most famous pieces of architecture of all time. Teach seventh graders the history behind its construction, the importance of dynasties, and all about ancient Chinese civilization through a series of 20...
There's Going to Be a New Star in the Sky
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
There's something to look forward to in 2021 or 2022! Although the actual event occurred almost 2,000 years ago, the appearance of a new star will become evident from Earth in a few short years. The video instructor from the solar system...
How Many Species Are There?
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Scientists discover over 15,000 new species each year. Despite studying life on our planet for all of human history, we still don't know how many species exist on Earth. An informative video from a biology playlist presents the dilemma,...
Introduce Vocabulary: My Chinatown: One Year in Poems (Mak)
K - 3rd
Beautiful illustrations and tender memories of cultural identity make Kam Mak's story My Chinatown an ideal resource for budding readers learning four vocabulary words in context: fortune, scraps, soar, and victory. Introduce these...
Homework: Research the meaning of the Chinese Dragon
10th - 11th
Homework can be fun! As an introduction to Chinese history and the rule of Emperor Shi Huangdi, pupils visit the library or their home computer to research the Chinese dragon. What does it symbolize? They hen write a children’s story...
The Incredible History of China's Terracotta Warriors
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What does the discovery of 8,000 life-sized clay soldiers and the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang reveal about ancient Chinese culture? A great deal! Take a look at this fascinating archaeological find and explore ancient Chinese social...
History of Immigration From the 1850s to the Present
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Statue of Liberty may embrace the huddled masses of the world, but has American society always joined in? After young historians read a passage about the history of American immigration in the 19th and 20th centuries, focusing on...
Discrimination Against Gold Rush Immigrants
4th - 5th CCSS: Designed
Immigration to the US has been a topic of discussion for many years. Inform your class about discrimination against immigrants during the Gold Rush with a short reading passage. After reading, class members answer five questions related...
Holidays Around the World
4th - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewCelebrate traditions and cultures around the world with a set of worksheets and printables. Fourth and fifth graders can create booklets or simply participate in individual studies of specific holidays in different countries. From lined...
Ellis Island—The “Golden Door” to America
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Are you one of the 100 million Americans whose ancestors passed through the doors of Ellis Island? Learn about the historic entry point for immigrants in the late 19th and early 20th centuries with an informative reading passage. After...
A Brief History of Life: Survival Is Hard
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
When did life start on Earth? An enchanting video introduces some of the earliest times in the history of our planet. From rocks that no longer exist to the development of oceans and plate tectonics, The resource details the first couple...
Fireworks: A Whole Group Activity for November Fifth, Diwali, New Year's Eve, or the Chinese New Year
6th - 7th
In this holiday elapsed time worksheet, students determine a method to calculate how much time it would take to set off a box of 28 fireworks if one must allow six minutes for each fireworks. They determine what time they would need to...
A Tapestry of Multicultural Diversity
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New York City is a perfect place to begin a study of multicultural diversity. The largest and the most culturally diverse city in the United States provides the backdrop for a photo essay that features images of cultural and religious...
400 Parts in a Million: The World's Biggest Experiment
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Carbon dioxide makes up an incredibly small percentage of our atmosphere, so why is it so important? The video explains that humans passed the 400 parts per million mark in 2013. It highlights the causes of the increase and our...
Confronting Two Challenges--One Physical, One Intellectual
6th - 12th
Students examine the challenges of a new language and culture. In this cultural lesson, student read Running by Peter Hessler and discuss obstacles faced, including the language barrier. Students write an essay about a time they...
Confronting Two Challenges-One Physical, One Intellectual
6th - 12th
Young scholars examine how the author confronted the challenges of a new language and a new culture. They examine how the author's penchant for running featured in his adjustment to the culture of Fuling and in his learning of the...
Journalism: Foreign Language Summer Program for Teens
10th - 12th
Students research the new Foreign Language Academy and other free summer programs at colleges for teens. They write features stories about the opportunities and interview deans and university officials. Students also interview school...
Which Came First—the Rain or the Rainforest?
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"Hahai no ka ua i ka ulula'au." In other words, "The rain follows after the forest," but is it actually true? The video discusses the development of the rain forests and their unique water cycle. It also offers advice on what actions can...
The Simple Present: Affirmative and Negative Statements
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The present tense is a helpful skill to review in any language arts classroom. Focusing on statements made in the affirmative and in the negative, a slideshow presentation guides pupils through grammar rules and examples for the simple...