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  1. page Dance creation edited In In our class ... dance possible. You also talked about the importance of practice, pr…

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    dance possible.
    You also talked about the importance of practice, precision and timing as key elements in creating a successful dance.
    However, before you can practice your dance, you first need to choreograph it! Your task is to use the video clips of the dragon dance to find all the different movements that may be included in your dragon dance, you may find additional video clips by performing a search with google videos. Remember it is important to use more than one resource so that you are able to gain a clearer idea of what elements make up the dragon dance.
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    Once you have chosen the file to upload, double click on the icon of it and it should appear in the table.
    Remember to finish by clicking 'save' on the editor toolbar.
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  2. page Dance Resources edited On this page you will find resources, including search engines, websites and video clips with …

    On this page you will find resources, including search engines, websites and video clips with information and examples of the different dances that may be performed during the Chinese New Year celebrations. You can use this information to think about which dance you will perform, what moves are in each dance, what the costumes are like for the dances.
    referenceVideo and Image Search Engines
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  3. page Decorations edited This page is dedicated to information about the Chinese New Year decorations. First you need t…

    This page is dedicated to information about the Chinese New Year decorations.
    First you need to write up a search plan on this page - where are you going to look for resources and what keywords will help you in your search?
    Then you need to add the facts that you find to the wall below - you can include relevant images, video clips and audio files to support your findings. Also, try to add a link to the post-it note to show the resource where you found your information. Remember you are not just answering the question what, but also how and why.
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    Search Plan:
    We are going to use 123chinesenewyear.com , Youtube and Google.
    Keywords:
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  4. page Calendar edited This page is dedicated to information about the Chinese calendar and when Chinese New Year will…

    This page is dedicated to information about the Chinese calendar and when Chinese New Year will take place this year and how long it will last.
    First you need to write up a search plan on this page - where are you going to look for resources and what keywords will help you in your search?
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  5. page Food edited This page is dedicated to information about Chinese New Year food. First you need to write up …

    This page is dedicated to information about Chinese New Year food.
    First you need to write up a search plan on this page - where are you going to look for resources and what keywords will help you in your search?
    Then you need to add the facts that you find to the wall below - you can include relevant images, video clips and audio files to support your findings. Also, try to add a link to the post-it note to show the resource where you found your information. Remember you are not just answering the question what, but also how and why.
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    Search Plan:
    We are going to use Fact monster as one of our resources, we are also going to use youtube to find some good videos about chineses new year
    We found this link for you, and thought it might come in handy
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  6. page Zodiac edited This page is dedicated to information about the Chinese zodiac and the story behind Chinese New…

    This page is dedicated to information about the Chinese zodiac and the story behind Chinese New Year.
    First you need to write up a search plan on this page - where are you going to look for resources and what keywords will help you in your search?
    Then you need to add the facts that you find to the wall below - you can include relevant images, video clips and audio files to support your findings. Also, try to add a link to the post-it note to show the resource where you found your information. Remember you are not just answering the question what, but also how and why.
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    Search Plan:
    First we will look at the celebration resources on the wiki.
    Then we would use fact monster.
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  7. page Celebration Resources edited ... Use Fact Monsterto search for information using your keywords about Chinese New Year. Follow t…
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    Use Fact Monsterto search for information using your keywords about Chinese New Year. Follow the links at the bottom of each article to find more information. There is even a quiz on Chinese New Year, where you can test your knowledge!
    Type any tricky words into this online dictionaryto read a definition of what they mean. This may help you understand the information that you find better.​
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    click translate.
    celebrationChinese New Year Celebration Websites
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    This websitegives some details of how Chinese New Year is celebrated. The dates on it are a little out of date but the other facts may be useful for you.
    This websiteexplains how a Chinese year is longer than our year. The links at the bottom of the page give further details about how Chinese New Year is celebrated.
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    This website is full of interesting information about Chinese New Year. Use the links on the left of the page to find your way to more information.
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    zodiacChinese Zodiac Resources
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    zodiac animal.
    On this BBC pageyou can read about the Chinese animal zodiac. There is an explanation of the zodiac legend and details about what kind of characters each zodiac sign is said to have.
    This image shows the symbols for the Chinese zodiac signs.​
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  8. page Information Use edited Using Using Information Resources When you read, view or listen to different information res…

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    Using Information Resources
    When you read, view or listen to different information resources, you need to think about how to use them to answer your purpose. Remember to look back at your tasks and the questions that you came up with, they are what you are looking for information for.
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    information resources:
    Scan or look through the information resources. Look for your keywords and phrases to help you find relevant information.
    Think! If you don't understand the information resource, don't use it! Try another one!
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