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OCR Learns the Lunar Way

Students at Old Country Road celebrated the Lunar New Year with fun and interactive lessons about Chinese culture, history and tradition. Under the leadership of ENL teacher Lucy Vieco, students took turns asking questions about the customs of their Asian-American peers, and learned about the significance of particular staples in the culture. Parent volunteers were also on hand to assist with activities and demonstrate particular lessons, such as how to use chopsticks. Students then sang “Dragon, Dragon,” based on the melody of “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star,” and culminated their celebration by creating various colorful pieces of artwork, such as dragon masks.

Lunar New Year Students drawing. Lunar New Year Student drawing.  Student speaking.  Student speaking.