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Lunar New Year 2

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SKU SD3456CS40100
Key Stage 2Chinese New YearLunar New YearSpecial DaysYear 3Year 4Year 5Year 6

Find out how people celebrate the Lunar New Year around the world with this scheme of work suitable for Years 3, 4, 5 & 6. Explore the legend of Nian, learn about the Chinese zodiac, and find out all about the fifteen days of festivities held in China!

 
#TheCompleteSeries3lessons

With detailed lesson plans, informative slides, activity ideas and differentiated worksheets, this fun scheme has all you need to teach your KS2 class about the Lunar New Year!

Make sure you also download this free Lunar New Year Writing Frame and this free Lunar New Year Acrostics Sheet to support your teaching of Lunar New Year.

#Lesson1TheStoryofNian

In this first lesson, children will learn about ‘The Story of Nian’ and discover how Lunar New Year traditions originated. They will then retell the tale using story cards or their own words. In the alternative activity, children will enjoy designing and making their own Chinese lantern.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Writing Frames
  • Story Cards
  • Lantern Instruction Sheet
  • Chinese Sayings Sheet
#Lesson2TheChineseZodiac

This lesson introduces your class to the Chinese Zodiac. They will find out how each year got its name, and discover the different personalities of each animal. Children are then challenged to create their own Chinese Zodiacs and find out the animal for their year of birth.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Zodiac Wheel
  • Animal Description Cards & Year Cards
  • Chinese Calendar Sheet
  • Tangram Challenge Cards
  • Tangram Pieces
#Lesson3FifteenDaysofFestivities

Children find out all about the various festivities that take place during the Lunar New Year, with a focus on the 15-day celebrations in China, where it is known as the Spring Festival. Activities include writing diary entries, creating a multiple-choice quiz, or making their own dragon puppet!

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Information Sheets
  • Dragon Puppet Template
  • Dragon Puppet Instruction Sheet
  • New Year Song (MP3 file)
  • New Year Lyrics
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