The Jade Peony

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In “The Jade Peony,” a Chinese-Canadian family engages in the delicate dance of retaining the old life while adjusting to the new.  The story is about a young Chinese-Canadian boy named Sek-Lung who tells the story of the times he spent creating a special wind chime with his Grandmama. (Prentice Hall Literature, 2010)

This lesson was created as part of the Anthology Alignment Project, during which teachers created CCSS-aligned lessons for existing literary and information texts in anthologies. All page numbers and unit/week designations found in this lesson relate to the edition of the anthology named above. If you are using a trade book or different edition of this title, the page/unit/week references in this lesson will not match. Consult the content referenced in the body of the lesson to determine appropriate page numbers for your text.

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