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In each paragraph below the sentences are out of order.

Determine the correct


order for the sentences in the paragraph, and write the correct order number for
each sentence on the blank space provided.

For example, 1936 was the year of the Yang Fire Rat. 60 years later, 1996 was the
next year of the Yang Fire Rat.

The elements are changed every two years and a yin and yang association changes
every year. These two cycles create a combined cycle that repeats every 60 years.
The elements are named: Yang Wood, Yin Wood, Yang Fire, Yin Fire, and so on.

The Chinese calendar has a 12-year cycle of the animal zodiac and a 10-year cycle
of heavenly stems.

Each of the ten heavenly stems is associated with one of the five elements of Chinese
astrology. These elements are Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water.

Bringing in the New Year

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In each paragraph below the sentences are out of order. Determine the correct
order for the sentences in the paragraph, and write the correct order number for
each sentence on the blank space provided.

The Chinese calendar has a 12-year cycle of the animal zodiac and a 10-year cycle
of heavenly stems.

Each of the ten heavenly stems is associated with one of the five elements of Chinese
astrology. These elements are Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water.

The elements are changed every two years and a yin and yang association changes
every year. The elements are named: Yang Wood, Yin Wood, Yang Fire, Yin Fire, and
so on. These two cycles create a combined cycle that repeats every 60 years.

For example, 1936 was the year of the Yang Fire Rat. 60 years later, 1996 was the
next year of the Yang Fire Rat.

Bringing in the New Year

www.staidenshomeschool.com (c) 2012