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Celebrating Lunar New Year

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1. What are some traditions practiced during Lunar New Year?

2. How do you celebrate New Year’s? How is your celebration similar and different to Lunar New Year?

3. Why is it important to learn about different cultural traditions and holidays?


Students will be able to prove with evidence the big idea “holidays can take many forms” by comparing and contrasting New Year’s celebrations in the United States to Lunar New Year to create a one-pager.

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