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Year of the Dog

Year of the Dog

‘Year of the Dog’ themed pack that includes colourful sets of cut-out borders, banner, lined papers and pageborders for Chinese spelling games, drawing or writing activities in the class. Download this pack for free.
jinkydabon
Happy Chinese New Year 2018 Poster

Happy Chinese New Year 2018 Poster

Celebrate the Chinese New Year 2018 with this poster. Once downloaded, it can be enlarged to an A3 size and made into a poster to decorate the language classroom and/or school. The colours used, red, apple green and sky blue, are specific to the Year of the Dog in the Feng Shui tradition. The dog’s bark (gou, gou) is the Chinese word for dog.
gbbrowny68
New Year - Reading Comprehension Worksheets (SAVE  70%)

New Year - Reading Comprehension Worksheets (SAVE 70%)

This bundle comprises of three different Reading Comprehension worksheets to introduce students to New Year’s traditions and festivities from around the globe. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False statements, crossword puzzles, gap filling exercises and word search puzzles. The worksheet can be completed as a fun activity in class or be assigned for homework, ideally before Christmas or New Year Day.
MariaPht
Lantern Quiz - PowerPoint Template

Lantern Quiz - PowerPoint Template

This is a PowerPoint Quiz template. All you need to do is type the question and answers. When you play, the students lose a lantern with every wrong answer. The goal is to keep as many lanterns as possible. Slide with instructions is included. You can add as many other slides as you need. Just duplicate the existing ones and reorder the answers.
languagestudytips
Mandarin Chinese Club - Full pack with lessons, resources, scheme of work (Full term)

Mandarin Chinese Club - Full pack with lessons, resources, scheme of work (Full term)

This pack contains 7 weeks' worth of lessons and resources for a weekly Mandarin Chinese club. Applicable to all school ages. Included in the pack: - Complete Chinese club lessons. - Hyperlinked videos with accompanying questions. - Footnotes on slides to explain background, give answers, provide teacher instruction and advice, pronunciation guide and URL links to other resources such as Chinese character writing paper and access to Websites which generate Chinese names and transliterated English names in Chinese. - Display poster. - Chinese flag image to be used as a PowerPoint background if teacher wants to create new slides or edit PowerPoints. - Chinese award slips. - Promotional poster for departments and classrooms. - Labels for students to put on books/folders in Chinese. - Medium-term plan for seven weeks' worth of lesson. - Covers a range of basic linguistic content (see basic outline below) as well as cultural themes such as festivals, traditions etc. The pack is designed to provide a fully prepared set of short lessons for a Chinese club which requires minimal to no teacher preparation. Fantastic resource for raising the profile of languages in your school and giving students an introduction to non-European languages. Basic outline of 7 week course: 1. Spring Festival/Chinese New Year 2. Greetings/Introducing oneself 3. Numbers (receptive) 4. Numbers (productive) 5. How old are you? 6. Geography of China 7. Qingming/Pure Brightness Festival
tcnewman
Festivals and Celebrations Bundle

Festivals and Celebrations Bundle

This bundle contains resources that introduce: Chinese New Year, Martisor, Holi, Diwali, Ramadan, Easter, New Year’s Eve, International Women’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Saint Patrick’s Day, Shrove Tuesday, Lent and Mardi Gras. These resources are useful in classroom and whole-school assembly settings, for students of any age. Simply show the presentations on your computer or smartboard and discuss!
cassieborodenko
Life in China Bundle

Life in China Bundle

China is a vast and fascinating country. These resources are intended to give your students a greater insight into life in China and learn more about Chinese customs and culture.
cassieborodenko
Spring Festival/ Chinese New Year

Spring Festival/ Chinese New Year

An in-depth resource that explains some of the customs and traditions surrounding the Spring Festival or Chinese New Year. Two traditional New Year tales are included in this resource - The Story of Nian the Monster (which explains the new year traditions of setting off fireworks and decorating houses with red) and The Great Race (a story about the Chinese zodiac.) The resource is packed with plenty of images and well-researched information. I'm sure you will enjoy using this resource with students of all ages. This PDF presentation could be shown on a computer or projected onto a whiteboard, as you read the stories and information on the slides and talk about the images with your students.
cassieborodenko
Chinese New Year - Reading Comprehension Worksheets (SAVE 60%)

Chinese New Year - Reading Comprehension Worksheets (SAVE 60%)

This bundle comprises of three different Reading Comprehension worksheets to introduce students to the Chinese New Year’s traditions and festivities. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False statements, a crossword puzzles, gap filling exercises and word search puzzles. The handouts also include some information about the Chinese Zodiac Signs. The worksheet can be completed as a fun activity in class or be assigned for homework.
MariaPht
The SPRING FESTIVAL  - Chinese New Year - Reading Comprehension

The SPRING FESTIVAL - Chinese New Year - Reading Comprehension

This Reading Comprehension worksheet introduces students to the Chinese Spring Festival. The text describes the major customs and traditions of the Festival and gives an insight into the fairs and festivals organized in China to celebrate the New Year. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False statement, a crossword and a word search based on information they get from the text. The handout also includes some information about the Chinese Zodiac Signs. This worksheet can be completed as a fun activity in class (for vocabulary building purposes) or be assigned for homework.
MariaPht
Celebrations around the World

Celebrations around the World

For each celebrations you can use the research scaffold to help children look for and record information to present in any form such as an information report, poster, slide show, etc. We have also provided the same scaffold with brief background information for each celebration. Before looking at the different celebrations, use our chart to record the celebrations that the children in your class know and/or are involved in. After studying celebrations, use the reflection sheet to assess student learning. Each celebration comes with one or more activities which are outlined below. Includes: Diwali - Create a colourful Rangoli designs as during Diwali designs are made on the floor of the living room or entrance way to welcome Goddess Lakshmi -the Goddess of Wealth. Hanukkah - During Hanukkah a game is played with a toy called the dreidel. Make one and learn to play the game. Chinese New Year - Chinese New Year is celebrated with great festivities. Compare your New Year with the Chinese New Year and create a Chinese dragon. Bastille Day - On Bastille Day the people of France celebrate by decorating the streets with French flags and bunting. Create your own bunting and learn some new words in French. Independence Day - Independence is like a birthday for the United States of America. Flags and red, white and blue decorations are hung in many places. Make your own flag and pinwheel in red, white and blue. Vesak - Create a lotus flower and attach an action statement to the bottom as Vesak is about peace, kindness, goodness, learning and harmony. Ramadan - Create a crescent moon craft as the Islamic calendar is based on the lunar cycle. Christmas - Complete a cloze passage of a Christmas carol and create a Santa mask. 98 PAGES Australian Curriculum Year 3 ACHHK064 USA National Centre for History in the Schools Standard 7A New Zealand Social Science Level 2
TeachEzy
Introduction to Mandarin Chinese

Introduction to Mandarin Chinese

A series of 5 PowerPoint which can be used as an introduction to the language of Mandarin Chinese. Each PowerPoint covers a different area of the Mandarin Chinese language with clear guidance for both children and teacher in terms of pronunciation. Includes words spelled phonetically as a guide. Ideal to use as a part of school club. Initially used for a small group of children from year 3 to year 6 but can be adapted based on needs.
HollywoodR95
Mandarin Chinese Year 1: Months of the year

Mandarin Chinese Year 1: Months of the year

This is an activity designed for children in their first year of learning Mandarin Chinese. Writing activity 1: Write and repeat several times each month of the year in character form. They can also colour in the pictures. Writing activity 2: Children read the example when forming dates and then they try to write the dates themselves in the subsequent activity. They may need several more examples before attempting this activity independently. Reading comprehension: Children will need to have already mastered members of the family and learn to say where they live in Mandarin Chinese when correcting the incorrect information in this activity Wordsearch activity: Children look for the months of the year in English in the wordsearch and then cross out the corresponding month in the list in Chinese
KRIS240680
Mantis stalks cicada

Mantis stalks cicada

This video is a very good teaching resource either used as a tool to introduce Chinese idiom" The mantis stalks cicada"螳螂扑蝉,黄雀在后" and explore its profound cultural implications, or used as a component to introduce the concept of "food chain"食物链.
Victoria_zyq
Ancient China Guided Reading Play Scripts

Ancient China Guided Reading Play Scripts

5 Ancient China Guided Reading Play Scripts (Readers Theater) 6 speakers each and at the end of each is a quiz. Also available as an assembly or class play (see Ancient China Assembly) 1. 3000-200 B.C. The beginnings of a great civilization 2. Confucius 3. First Emperor - hero or tyrant? 4. Life in Ancient China 5. Chinese Myth - The Monkey who would be king. Sample texts •1. 3000-200B.C. The beginnings of a great civilization Ox: And just think if that princess, Xi Liu Shi, hadn't been sitting under that mulberry tree that day in 2640 BC! Warrior: Another legend! You really shouldn't take such things too seriously Farmer: But it does make a good story! Warrior: To have a silk cocoon fall into her cup of tea! Silk worker: But then to see it open, showing a beautiful thread of silk! Rat: I bet she couldn't believe her eyes! Warrior: (Muttering) Any more than we are to believe the story! Silk worker: But that's just how silk happens! Ox: What? From cups of tea? Other Ancient Civilisation scripts written by Sue Russell (available off www.plays-r-ussell.com until added to TES website): Assemblies (most of these available as guided reading scripts/readers theatre): Ancient Greece (2 assemblies, Units 14 & 15) Ancient Egypt Ancient Rome Ancient Sumer Indus Valley Baghdad: Early Islamic Civilisation Benin civilisation Maya civilisation Aztecs Ancient Civilisations Assembly – a collective assembly, covering 6 ancient civilisations Ancient Civilisations History of Medicine Assembly
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