Monday, September 21, 2009

Mid Autumn Festival

The time is drawing near. Mid autumn festival, also known as the Moon festival, is one of the favorite holidays in China.

This year is falls on October 3rd. As with all Chinese holidays, there is a great story and many traditions to go with it. Here's one site about it:

Today in class we focused on concepts of big and small, in preparation for learning about greater than and less than tomorrow.

大Da is the word for big, 小xiao the word for small.

They should recognize these two characters, and some can even write them quite well.

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