English P.6 2nd Term (1999-2000) U.5 Festivals we enjoy
Common festivals we have in Hong Kong Chinese Newyear Easter Father’s Day Dragon Boat Festival Ching Ming Festival Christmas Mother’s Day Chung Yang Festival Valentine’s Day S.A.R.Day New Year Mid-autumn Festival Halloween’s Day
What are these festivals about? Easter Christmas Valentine's Day Dragon Boat Festival Ching Ming Festival Mid-autumn Festival Chinese New Year Mother's Day
Easter • In April • It is the time when Jesus Christ died and came back to life. • Eat chocolate eggs
Christmas • In December • It is the birthday of Jesus Christ • Go to the parties and churches , give cards and presents to our friends and relatives
Valentine’s Day • In February • People send roses and cards to the people they love.
Dragon Boat Festival • In June • The day that the poet Wat Yuen died • Eat rice dumplings and watch boat races
Ching Ming Festival • In April • The day we remember our dead relatives • Visit graves
Mother’s Day • In May • We give flowers and presents to our mothers.
Mid-autumn Festival • In September • The day we enjoy the full moon • Play lanterns and eat moon cakes
Chinese New Year • In February • We celebrate the beginning of the lunar new year. • We watch fireworks and get lucky money
Activity 1 What festivals can we find in each month?
Calendar 2000 New Year Chinese New Year Valentine's Day
Calendar 2000 Dragon Boat Festival Mother's Day Easter Ching Ming Festival Father's Day
Calendar 2000 Mid-Autumn festival S.A.R. Day Chung Yang Festival
Calendar 2000 Christmas Halloween's Day
Activity 2 Can you find out the right festival for the sentence?
Next question It is the birthday of Jesus Christ. Easter New Year Christmas
Next question It is the day that we remember the poet Wat Yuen. Ching Ming Festival Dragon Boat Festival Chung Yang Festival
Next question People send roses and cards to the people they love. Halloween's Day Valentine's Day Mother's Day
Next question It is on the third Sunday in June. Father's Day Mother's Day Dragon Boat Festival
We watch dragon dances and get lucky money. New Year Dragon Boat Festival Chinese New Year
Follow-upexercise With the help of the questions below, write a short paragraph about the festival you like most. • What is your favourite festival? • When is it? • What is the festival about? • How long can we have for holiday? • What do we usually do in the festival?
Thankyou! The end