The Qingming Festival

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 22:28
Language Level

Students will be able to know the origin and customs of Qingming Festival, tell the origin in English and tell the customs and food in Mandarin.

Outreach - Chinese New Year

Monday, February 21, 2022 - 02:08
Language Level
  1. Students know how Chinese people celebrate Chinese New Year.
  2. Students know the origin of Chinese New Year by understanding the story about Nian.

Lesson Plan for Introducing Panda

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 12:52
Language Level

This lesson is to introduce panda, the national treasure of China to students. As many students love this kind of animals but they haven't got a chance to see in person, it's interesting and fun to know something about this cute, precious and rare animal and learn to draw a picture of panda.

The objective of this lesson is to help students know about the color, size, height, diet, appetite and living habitat of panda by showing pictures and video. 

Dragon Boat Festival

Monday, May 11, 2020 - 20:26
Language Level

1. Ss can understand what this festival is about in Chinese culture
2. Ss can also understand why Quyuan is remembered and loved as a symbol of patriotism
3. Ss can understand the history background of Quyuan
4 Ss can make cultural comparisons and find all the similarities and differences

Tomb Sweeping Day--Virtual class

Monday, April 20, 2020 - 17:09
Language Level

1. Ss can understand what this festival means in Chinese culture
2. Ss can also understand what significance it has this year for Chinese people in face of the Corona crisis

Water Resources in Africa

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 16:43
Language Level

By the end of the outreach, Students will be able to:
1- revise how to say hi n Arabic.
2- recognize which content Egypt is located in.
3- identify 5 main water bodies in Egypt.
4- draw a map of Egypt.
5- label the 5 main water bodies on the map of Egypt

Outreach with the Boy Scouts

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 19:05
Language Level

I was interviewed by the Boy Scouts from East Brookfield. They needed to interview a foreigner from another country to obtain their eagle badge before they turned 18. For the boy scout requirement, we talked about the typical values, holidays, ethnic foods, and traditions practiced or enjoyed there. In addition,
i brought with me an article about a human right realized in the United States that is not recognized in Egypt

Chinese New Year Celebration

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 18:12
Language Level

Chinese New year is also called Spring festival/chun jie.
The whole festival usually last about 15 days. Chun jie usually lies between late January and early February.
Why there is no specific day of chunjie ? It is because the Chinese lunar calendar is based on a combination of lunar and solar movements,
When chun jie is approaching, Chinese people are busy doing a lot of preparations such as purchasing goods, cleaning the house, cooking traditional food, making spring festival couplets,and hanging spring festival pictures.