Chinese New Year Dragon Facts: Lesson for Kids


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What is Chinese New Year sometimes called?

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1. Based on Chinese mythology, what animal does the dragon have the body of?

2. Which dynasty in China does the dragon dance date back to?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Discover how much you know about the Chinese New Year dragon with this quiz/worksheet. Quiz topics include another name for the Chinese New Year and another animal that looks like the body of the dragon.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about these key points:

  • The dynasty, or ruling family, that started the dragon dance
  • Purpose of the Pearl of Wisdom
  • The color red and its meaning for the Chinese dragon

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on the dragon in the Chinese New Year
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about the Pearl of Wisdom
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the dynasty of China that started the dragon dance and another term for the Chinese New Year

Additional Learning

To learn more, feel free to review the lesson called Chinese New Year Dragon Facts: Lesson for Kids. You'll be covering the following points:

  • Details about the special events that take place during the Chinese New Year
  • The dragon as a symbol in Chinese culture
  • Ancient tradition of the dragon dance