Lunar New Year is coming up! Lunar New Year is a very important holiday in Asia. To celebrate this upcoming holiday in Asia, we have prepared 3 new Lunar New Year lesson plans on Korea, China, and Vietnam.
Remember: You can use Voki lesson plans for a higher, or lower, grade than the one you teach. These Voki lesson plans can be adapted and customized to fit your unique style or your students’ abilities!
Chinese New Year – Students will learn about the legend behind Chinese New Year and the 12 animal zodiacs. They will look into the customs and traditions of Chinese New Year and how it is celebrated. Students will learn Chinese New Year greetings. They will create a Voki to compare and contrast New Year and Chinese New Year.
Korean New Year (Seollal) – This lesson will teach students the Koreans celebrate Lunar New Year. They will learn about traditional New Year’s food and how to play a traditional New Year’s game. Students will learn how to wish others Happy New Year in Korean.
Vietnamese New Year (Tet) – In this lesson, students will learn how the Chinese influenced Vietnamese culture. They will learn about the preparations before and during Tet. They will compare and contrast Vietnamese New Year (Tet) with their own holidays and holiday traditions. Students will split up into groups to research on 3 different aspects of Tet.
If you have a lesson plan that you want to share with us, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Chúc Mừng Nǎm Mới!
The Voki Team