Chinese Treasure Chest: Holidays & Celebrations (SWB, SC) 1E,
1st Edition

Marisa Fang, Helen Jung, Rosemary Firestein

ISBN-13: 9789815031034 | ISBN-10: 9815031031

Copyright 2022

| Published 2022

| 160 pages

List Price USD $12.95


Chinese Treasure Chest: Holidays and Celebrations (Student Workbook) is filled with fun activities for students to explore the most significant holidays and celebrations in Chinese and American cultures, and, at the same time, enhance their Chinese language proficiency. It offers a wide variety of activities such as stories, puzzles, poems, mini-books, and craft projects. These activities support students to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for cultural traditions. This workbook is designed for beginning learners of all ages. It can be used for individual learning or in Chinese classes.

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Meet the Authors

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Originally from Taiwan, lead author Marisa Fang graduated from Fu Jen University, majoring in Spanish. She then received her M.S. degree in New York and taught ESL for four years before becoming a Chinese teacher. She is also Board Treasurer of the Chinese Language Teachers’ Association of Greater New York, co-author of Chinese Treasure Chest Volumes 1 and 2 (Cengage Learning, 2008, 2010), Chinese 123 – I Sing Along (2009), Flying with Chinese (2007 - Now), and Chinese Culture for Children (2004, 2005).

Helen Jung has over 17 years of teaching experience in both Hong Kong and New York. She received her M.A. degree from SUNY at Stony Brook. Her professional interest lies in creating game-like activities to make learning meaningful and fun. She currently teaches Chinese as a foreign language in public schools on Long Island. She is the co-author of Chinese Culture for Children (Far East Book Company, 2004-2005).

Rosemary began studying Chinese as an undergraduate student at Temple University. She then spent two years as an exchange student at Nankai University in Tianjin, China. She received her M.ED degree in Foreign Language Education from Temple University's Graduate School. Rosemary taught ESL and Chinese in the Philadelphia public schools for 13 years. She now teaches Chinese as a foreign language to American students in a public school on Long Island.

  • Character Writing—Chinese characters related to holidays and celebrations are displayed with stroke order directions for students to practice.
  • Wide Variety of Activities—Stories, puzzles, poems, mini-books, and craft projects to make learning fun and engaging for students.
  • Free Audio Files—Audio recordings of poems, vocabulary, reading passages, and dialogues are available at https://www.cengageresource.com/clt/ctc-holidays/.

Table of Contents

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Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋节
1 Reading: Chang’e and the MidAutumn Festival 读一读:嫦娥与中秋节
2 Art Project: Paper Moon 创意手工:纸月亮
3 Art Project: Moon Lantern 创意手工:月灯笼
4 Mini-Book: The Legend of the MidAutumn Festival 我的小书:中秋节的故事
5 Art Project: Open the Window to See the Moon Lady 创意手工:窗外的月姑娘
6 Tang Poem: Missing Home in the Silent Night 唐诗:静夜思
7 Art Project: Fan with Chinese Poem 创意手工:扇面题诗
Double Ninth Festival 重阳节
1 Reading: Double Ninth Festival 读一读:重阳节
2 Color and Say: Double Ninth Festival 涂一涂,说一说:重阳节
Halloween 万圣节
1 Reading: Halloween 读一读:万圣节
2 Vocabulary Flashcards: Halloween ➀ 词卡:万圣节(一)
3 Vocabulary Flashcards: Halloween ➁ 词卡:万圣节(二)
4 Word Search: Halloween 找一找:万圣节
5 Art Project: Halloween Windsock 创意手工:万圣节风标
6 Art Project: Haunted House 创意手工:鬼屋
7 Art Project: Five Charms Decorations 创意手工:五福临门挂饰
Thanksgiving 感恩节
1 Reading: The Story of the First Thanksgiving 读一读:感恩节的故事
2 Vocabulary Flashcards: Thanksgiving ➀ 词卡:感恩节(一)
3 Vocabulary Flashcards: Thanksgiving ➁ 词卡:感恩节(二)
4 Activity: Thanksgiving Dinner 活动:感恩节晚餐
5 Word Search: Thanksgiving 找一找:感恩节
6 Coloring Activity: Look at Me! 涂颜色:看看我!画画我!
7 Coloring Activity: Where Is My Tail? 涂一涂,连一连:我的尾巴不见了!
8 Art Project: Thanksgiving Turkey 创意手工:感恩节火鸡
9 Art Project: Thank-You Tree 创意手工:感谢树
10 Art Project: My Thanksgiving Shopping List 创意手工:感恩节购物单
11 Mini-Book: My Thanksgiving 我的小书:我的感恩节
12 Comparison: Thanksgiving vs. MidAutumn Festival 比一比:感恩节和中秋节
December Holidays 十二月节庆
1 Vocabulary Flashcards: Holiday Symbols 词卡:节日标志
2 Vocabulary Flashcards: Holiday Presents 词卡:节日礼物
3 Word Search: Holiday Presents 找一找:节日礼物
4 Crossword Puzzle: Holiday Presents 填字谜:节日礼物
5 Color and Write: Gift Boxes 涂一涂,写一写:礼品盒
Valentine’s Day 情人节
1 Song: A Little Love Song 儿歌:我爱你
2 Vocabulary Flashcards: Valentine’s Day 词卡:情人节
3 Match and Write: Valentine Words 连一连,写一写:情人节词语
4 Word Puzzle: Valentine’s Day 填字谜:情人节
5 Reading: The Love Story of the Cowherd and the Weaver Girl 读一读:牛郎织女的故事
Tomb Sweeping Day 清明节
1 Reading: Qing Ming Jie (Tomb Sweeping Day) 读一读:清明节
2 Tang Poem: Qingming 唐诗:清明 Dragon Boat Festival 端午节
Dragon Boat Festival 端午节
1 Reading: Dragon Boat Festival 读一读:端午节
2 Art Project: Dragon Boat 创意手工:龙舟
National Day 国庆节
1 Vocabulary Flashcards: Independence Day 词卡:美国国庆节
2 Word Search: Independence Day 找一找:美国国庆节
3 Coloring: National Day Around the World 涂颜色:世界各国的国庆节
4 Write, Draw, Color: My Country’s National Day 写一写,画一画,涂一涂:我的国庆节
Special Days 特别的日子
A. Mother’s Day 母亲节
1 Art Project: Mother’s Day Card 创意手工:母亲节卡片
2 Art Project: Super Mom Certificate 创意手工:超级妈妈奖
B. Father’s Day 父亲节
3 Art Project: No.1 Dad Badge/Gold Medal 创意手工:“爸爸第一名”徽章
4 Art Project: Super Dad Certificate 创意手工:超级爸爸奖
5 Poem: You Are My Sun 小诗:你是我的太阳
C. Teachers’ Day 教师节
6 Reading: Confucius, the Great Teacher (Teachers’ Day) 读一读:伟大的老师──孔子(教师节)
7 Art Project: Confucius’ Teachings 创意手工:孔子格言
D. Children’s Day 儿童节
8 Reading: Children’s Day 读一读:儿童节
9 Coloring: Children’s Day 涂颜色:儿童节
10 Word Search: Children’s Day 找一找:儿童节 E. Birthday 生日
11 Color and Write: My Birthday Cake 涂一涂,写一写:我的生日蛋糕
12 Vocabulary Flashcards: Birthday Party 词卡:生日会
13 Crossword Puzzle: Birthday Party 填字谜:生日会
14 Mini-Book: Birthday Party 我的小书:生日会
15 Comparison: Birthday Celebrations 比一比:过生日
F. 100 Days of School 上学一百天
16 Art Project: 100 Days of School 创意手工:上学一百天
17 Math Fun: Ways to Make 100 趣味数学:加起来100
Try It Out! 练一练
Let’s Talk! 说一说
1 When is the Mid-Autumn Festival? 中秋节是几月几日?
2 What Holiday Do You Like? 你喜欢什么节日?
3 What Gift Are You Giving? 你要送什么礼物?
Let’s Write! 写一写
Answer Key 答案

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Chinese Treasure Chest: Holidays & Celebrations (SWB, SC) 1E

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