They are introduced to some expressions for speculating at the beginning of the lesson that will be practised in context when they play a board game in small groups. The game will encourage players to read and speculate about customs in a fun way. At the end of the lesson children find out which Chinese zodiac animal they are.
Topic: Chinese New Year / Lunar New Year
- To learn about Chinese culture
- To practise language for speculating
- To learn how to take turns, reach an agreement with a partner and respect the rules of a game
- To develop intercultural awareness
Age: Older Primary / Younger Secondary
Time: 60 minutes
Materials: The lesson plan, worksheets and board game are all available to download below as PDFs.