Read and learn about the Chinese zodiac animals with a zodiac animal reading passage and a set of 12 matching activity task cards.
Name an Animal from the Chinese New Year Zodiac Calendar…
We can bet this trivia question would be a struggle for the students in your classroom. Oftentimes, it seems that the Lunar New Year celebration gets left out of classroom celebrations, but we’d like to change that with some helpful and curriculum-aligned resources to help your students learn about world cultures and traditions.
Teach the Lunar New Year for Kids with Ease!
Use this teaching resource when learning about the origins of the Lunar Zodiac Calendar or as part of your class’ Lunar New Year activities and celebrations.
This download includes a two-and-a-half-page story based on one of the traditional legends of the zodiac animals. Students may read the story independently, or you may choose to read it to your class.
The resource also includes a set of 12 task cards with activities students can complete after reading the story.
Use the drop-down menu to choose between the full colour, low colour, or black and white version.