We were treated with some fortune cookies and Chinese good luck wishes from Panda Express this Wednesday. Students got to enjoy an educational video on Chinese culture and the history of the Zodiac Calendar. They learned that this year, the year of the dog will be celebrated. People who are born in the year of the dog are said to be loyal, honest and the truest of friends. Students also learned about the lantern festival, Chinese dragon and lion dances, and even hongbao (lucky red envelops).
Here is a summary of what happened in our classroom:
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