Chinese Alphabet Teacher Resources

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Count on Chinese Characters

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students research and use traditional Chinese characters to notate numbers. They compare and contrast Chinese calligraphy with Arabic numerals. Students demonstrate their comprehension of number concepts through their drawings and...
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Chinese Characters And Calligraphy

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders select one or more Chinese characters and paint them on watercolor paper using information gathered about Chinese calligraphy. Chinese proverbs are also emphasized in this 4th grade art lesson.
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The Art and History of Japanese Calligraphy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Chinese and Japanese calligraphy is beautiful and significant in both culture and tradition. Engage your class in this expressive fine art form through a lesson on using, holding, and creating brush strokes common to Japanese writing...
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Jonathan Swift: 1667-1745 (Part 2)

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Containing some summary and relevant quotes from Gulliver's Travels, this presentation would pair well with a unit on the novel and discussion points surrounding each quote. The slideshow identifies a few themes and motifs (aristocracy,...
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Sealed With a Chop

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research the tradition of using personal seals from ancient to contemporary times in China. They become familiar with several Chinese characters and reproduce a facsimile of a Chinese personal seal or chop and use it to mark...
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In the Leaves

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students discover Mandarin and Chinese characters.  In this Asian culture lesson, students read In the Leaves by Huy Voun Lee, and examine the Chinese characters from the text.  Students draw the characters on construction paper with a...
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Calligraphy Minibook

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Engage young learners in practicing their counting skills while teaching them about the Japanese writing system with this printable book. Using the included key that shows the kanji characters for the numbers 1-10, children count the...
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Bulldog Calligraphy

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore China. In this Chinese calligraphy lesson plan, students find China on a globe and then follow directions to independently replicate calligraphy strokes of Chinese characters.
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Country: China

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students use the Internet to explore the language, culture, history and food of China. They practice writing Chinese characters and participate in hands-on activities.
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Chinese Lanterns

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students research Chinese culture, the lunar calendar, and how the new year is celebrated in China. They research several different meaningful Chinese characters. Students paint animal figures and Chinese characters then cut and fold...
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China: People and Places

For Teachers K - 5th
Students compare the Chinese and English languages. In this Chinese language lesson, students identify how the writing system in China uses different characters than the letters in the English language.  Students practice rewriting...
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Chinese Game: Peace on Earth

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore the function of Chinese characters. In this language study lesson, students participate in a game that requires them to practice writing Chinese characters.
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China Rocks! Chinese Calligraphy on Stone

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the art of calligraphy through writing Chinese characters. They view a Power Point as an introduction to Chinese calligraphy and practice writing Chinese characters. In groups, they visit centers to explore the history...
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In The Leaves Lesson Plan

For Teachers K
Students are exposed to Chinese characters. In this multicultural early childhood lesson plan, students identify objects by using folding cards which have Chinese characters on one side and the English equivalent on the other.
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Chinese Writing

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore Chinese culture. In this Chinese writing lesson plan, 7th graders explain the differences between written and spoken Chinese as well as how the current Chinese writing system was formed. Students identify simple...
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Ancient China/Chinese Writing

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine Chinese characters and write down their interpretation of the symbol. They investigate the rules of Chinese writing and compare them to those of English syntax. They look at Chinese naming and write their name...
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Understanding History Through Oracle Bone Study

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners study the Chinese characters and oracle bone inscriptions in order to understand the relevance of language to the reflection of cultural values. They examine the appearance of an oracle bone and the use of oracle bones in...
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Count the Stars

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students research information about China and its languages and counting systems. They identify Chinese characters for numeral from one to ten and then create a counting tool to assess Chinese numerals and represent the Chinese culture.
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Sealed

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research the tradition of using personal seals from ancient to contemporary times in China. They become familiar with several Chinese characters and reproduce a facsimile of a personal seal or chop and use it to mark their work.
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The Development of Writing and Books

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students participate in activities geared to help them explore the development of writing and printing. In this writing and printing lesson, students compare two versions of a quote given orally and on paper. Students discuss the...
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Major Archaeological Discoveries of China in Recent Years

For Students 6th - 7th
In this archaeology of China worksheet, students complete a 12 page packet of activities and questions. Students learn about restoration of relics and the history and culture of China as revealed in archaeological artifacts. Questions...
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Chinese Writing

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discover Chinese written communication. In this world history lesson, 6th graders discuss the sound, image, and meaning of Chinese characters and then create a Chinese symbol.
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China: Culture and Young Adult literature

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders are introduced to Chinese language and culture to make Asian reading selections in literature circles more meaningful. They write about Chinese characters, work on oral speaking, and read Asian books and then have...
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Xu Bing and New English

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore a Powerpoint presentation as an introduction to Xu Bing and his new English calligraphy. In this new English lesson plan, students understand that new English was invented by this artist and resembles Chinese characters....

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