Chinese New Year Teacher Resources

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Ring in the new year! The Chinese New Year spans fifteen days. Make the most of this extended holiday with the printables, lessons, quizzes, and references below for kindergarten through twelfth grade. Use the many language arts and literature resources to learn about the history of Lunar New Year celebrations. Familiarize your class with the Chinese calendar, try traditional recipes, and make dragon puppets for class decorations.

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    Understanding the Chinese Calendar

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    World War II Japanese Relocation Centers

    Learn about the evacuation orders during World War II that resulted in the internment of Americans a... read more

    Chinese New Year Dragon Puppet

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    Sol-Nal, the Korean New Year

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    Making a Fan

    In this arts & crafts activity, children create a fan that resembles those used by traditional Korean dancers. read more

    Mooncakes

    Teach children about Chinese culture by baking traditional mooncake cookies. read more

    A Step from Heaven

    This is the story of a Korean family that immigrates to California in search of a better life, only ... read more

    In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson

    This literature guide includes enrichment activities and internet resources for In the Year of the B... read more

    Chinatowns and Other Asian-American Enclaves

    As immigrants from Asia or the Pacific Islands arrived in the United States, they often joined their... read more

    History of Chopsticks

    In much of Asia, especially the so-called "rice bowl" cultures of China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam, food is usually eaten with chopsticks. read more

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