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We also enjoyed reading Sam and the Lucky Money and using the flipchart I made to go along with this story and Chinese New Year. Here's the link for the flipchart if you want to check it out:
Also, here are some examples from the Chinese New Year/Sam and the Lucky Money flipchart. This first one shows a vocabulary review page:
This slide is a comprehension review question:
This page is actually for other teachers who might want/need additional books that tell about Chinese New Year:
Of course, all the kids are quite familiar with Hump Day. Even our principal LOVES this commercial. He shared a picture of himself holding his son at the zoo. In the background, there was a CAMEL!
This project went so well with MLK Day and Chinese New Year. Dr. King improved and changed the world while Chinese New Year represents a new beginning for everyone to make positive changes in their own lives. The class made a list of important words like respect, appreciation, neatness,... Then each student chose three words, looked up the definition of each word in the dictionary and wrote why that word was important to them.
This activity was part of a bigger package from TPT that you can check out here:
The new washing machine and dryer have arrived!
The plumber even hooked up the gas dryer. Now I just have to figure out how to operate these new machines.
Happy Weekend and Happy Chinese New Year!