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Hot topic - Chinese New Year

Added 06 Feb 2024 | Updated 07 Feb 24

Chinese New Year

Celebrating Chinese New Year in schools

As the winter's chill surrenders to the glowing moon, Chinese New Year approaches, festivity in tune. Chinese New Year also known as Lunar New Year is celebrated annually between 21 January and 20 February. The year we are entering in 2024 is the year of the dragon. Celebrations are a confirmed favourite for engaging children, so what better way to instil a love of literacy in your classroom, than celebrating Chinese New Year through fun literacy ideas!

Chinese New Year: a Hot Topic resource

Our Hot Topic resources help you to effortlessly integrate current events and engaging topics into your English lessons, library sessions or tutor time to foster essential literacy skills such as reading, writing, and oracy. In this resource, you will find:

  • Book recommendations to read aloud with pupils aged 4 to 14
  • Writing activities including film-inspired writing and reflective journals
  • Oracy activities including performance poetry and storytelling prompts
  • The activities are designed to be adaptable for teachers working across different age ranges, and for the time you have available.

Explore our range of hot topic resources.

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