The origin of Moon Festival • Moon Festival • Legend Mid-of the Mid Autumn Festival • (From YOUTUBE)
The origin of Moon Festival Long ago, there were ten suns in the sky. They took turns to light up the world.
The origin of Moon Festival One day, they wanted to play together. When they came out together, river dried up and plants died. People were dying of thirst and starvation.
The origin of Moon Festival • Hou Yi heard people’s cries. He took his bow and arrows to shoot the nine suns down. People took Hou Yi as a hero.
The origin of Moon Festival • God gave Hou Yi and his wife, Chang Er ,two pills of Immortality.
The origin of Moon Festival But Hou Yi became an arrogant King. His wife was a kind person, so she stole the pills and swallowed them.
The origin of Moon Festival • Chang Er became lighter and lighter. Then she flew up to the moon.
The origin of Moon Festival • So every 15th day of the 8th lunar month, people would gather together to celebrate and thank Chang Er.
Questions 1.How many sons were there in the sky? Ten suns. 2.Why did the suns come out together? They wanted to play together. 3.Who shut the suns? Hou Yi.
Questions • What did God give to Hou Yi and Chang Er? Two pills of immortality. • What happened to Chang Er? She flew up to the moon. • When is Moon Festival? Every 15th day of the 8th lunar month.
Let’s Have Fun~!! • Pomelos • Moon Festival MV • (From YOUTUBE)
Vocabularies • moon • barbecue • pomelo
Vocabularies • moon cake • fireworks • story
Sentences • What do you do on Moon Festival? • I eat___________and _______ on Moon Festival. • I listen stories about the Moon. • I look at the moon and have a barbecue.