Capstone Abstract

The project is about Chinese New Year Celebration for the students, teachers, parents, faculty and community members and guests. From a series of activities, like lectures, assemblies, cross- culture fair, and Chinese Club, the people in the community will get a basic understanding and full engagement of Chinese Culture. The idea is to spread the knowledge and understanding of Chinese Culture, history and traditionas as well as the language to the community at large in order to increase people’s interest in Chinese Culture and Language Learning. Some follow-up activities are to create a Chinese Program that will continue and progress yearly. The project will focus on the activities in Plantation Middle School and further the capstone project activities in elementary schools and high schools. The immediate goals of the proposed project are to let the students in Plantation Middle School to know about the Chinese New Year and further some Chinese Traditional Festivals. In this way, they will understand the people from different cultures will have different behaviors, less misunderstanding, more mutual understanding.
The long-term goals of the proposed project are to let the parents, faculties, people in the community know Chinese New Year and further some Chinese Traditional Festivals. In this way, the students can raise their levels of education attainment, emphasizing international knowledge, skills, language acquisition, and fostering respect from other cultures.

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