Temple traditions like offerings to reassure good luck are widely practiced during New Year. Special prayers are done to the sea god on board of a ship. The Lion and Dragon dance complete the festivities. – 8:17
The 1800 years old Chinese New Year’s tradition of the Lion Dance takes place all around Hong Kong, with dancers blessing businesses and performing outdoors. The Dragon is also a very popular dance during the celebrations. When the Dragon’s mouth is filled with candy, everybody rushes to get their treat since it’s meaning is having sweet and good luck in the coming year!
This program may be used to meet following Common Core Standards and in the classroom subjects.
- Anchor Standards
- Reading: Foundational Skills
- Reading: Informational Text
- Reading: Literature
- Speaking and Listening
- Standard 10: Range, Quality & Complexity
- History / Social Studies
- Arts & Crafts
- World Languages
- World Religions
The purchase entitles 10 logged-in sessions of Video viewing within one year (unlimited per session) and one-time download of the Chinese New Year series Teachers Guide pack which includes two ready-to-print PDF files: 18-page Teacher’s Guide with Quizzes and 3-page Suggested Class Activities with Recipe.
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