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A Story of the Zodiac Animals and Activity Task Cards

PDF | 6 pages|Grades: 3 - 6

A short story telling how the animals got their place in the Chinese Zodiac and a set of 12 matching activity task cards.

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.

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