Chinese Culture Teacher Resources

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Angel Island Immigrant Journeys

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Young historians study the Angel Island Immigration Station with activities examining primary and secondary source materials, maps, and websites. The unit begins with individuals creating a map of Angel Island, labeling sites on the...
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Becoming Us: Policy

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Studying the laws and policies enacted to restrict or reform immigration, including or excluding certain groups of people, is essential to understanding the complicated history of immigration in our nation's democracy. Three case studies...
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Middle School World History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
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Becoming Us

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The mission statement of the National Museum of American History’s Becoming US: Teaching Immigration and Migration History in the 21st Century series is to provide “educational resources for high school teachers and students to learn...
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Lesson: Urban China: Contemporary China

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The urbanization and consumerism of modern China is the hot topic up for critical analysis. Kids view a series of photographs that specifically describe Chinese modernization, urbanization, consumerism, and waste. They discuss each...
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Hacking Campaign, Seen as Linked to China's Arm, Targets US Industry and Government

For Students 10th - 12th
This single link includes six New York Times articles for learners to read. Each article relates to the Chinese culture, government, school system, or economics in some way. Each also includes a set of comprehension questions for...
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How Cultures Differ "Two Different Perspectives on the Same Event

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners read excerpts from Peter Hessler's River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze and discuss his difficulties in learning the language, cultural clashes and how cultural perceptions shape our understanding of the world.
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The Incredible History of China's Terracotta Warriors

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
What does the discovery of 8,000 life-sized clay soldiers and the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang reveal about ancient Chinese culture? A great deal! Take a look at this fascinating archaeological find and explore ancient Chinese social...
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Geography and Culture of China

For Teachers 7th
Take out a map, a paper, a ruler, and those coveted colored pencils for a lesson plan on Chinese culture and geography. This is a multifaceted approach to basic geography skills that incorporate story telling, class discussion, primary...
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The Cultural Revolution of China 1966-1976

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Believe in Chairman Mao blindly as you would in a god. The whole system of Mao's personality cult serves to prevent the Chinese from thinking about what is happening, so claims the narrator of this short video that mocks Chairman Mao and...
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Imagining China through Words

For Teachers 6th - 8th
When Europeans first came back with tales of China, they provided vivid written accounts and minimal visual imput. This resulted in art rendered mostly from descriptive language. Learners explore this phenomena by listening to...
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Chinese New Year – Reading Comprehension

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Traditions surrounding the celebration of the Chinese New Year are the focus of a reading comprehension worksheet designed for intermediate level language learners.
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Chinese New Year | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
The Chinese New Year is a celebratory time for Chinese citizens and Chinese-Americans alike! A short video showcases the origin of the Chinese New Year holiday and how it is celebrated currently.
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Chinese Kites

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students identify Chinese culture and find that New Year is the most important of many Chinese holidays. Then they research many facets of the Chinese New Year celebration, and identify the symbols of the animal zodiac. Students also...
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Chinese American Women Lesson Plan

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The National Women's History Museum provides a plan designed to accompany their online CyberExhibit, Chinese American Women; a History of Resilience and Resistance. After examining a series of primary and secondary source documents,...
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China Overview: A Brief History of Chinese Dynasties

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Sometimes all you need is a quick reminder and a brief outline to help put information in order. Present your class with an outline of the major accomplishments, individuals, and culture that marked each of China's ten Dynasties. This is...
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Writing Exercise: Ancient China

For Students 9th - 11th
Three questions focused on the development of ancient China, its culture, and civilization await your social studies class. This worksheet in intended to accompany or test learners as they read material related to the formation of...
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Understanding Tiananmen Square

For Teachers 7th - 12th
William Bell's Forbidden City is used as the basis of a study of China, Chinese culture and government, and especially of the events in Tiananmen Square in 1989. Class members select a topic for Internet research and then prepare a...
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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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Chinese Dragon Drum Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 6th
Pupils research the significance of drums and the color red in Chinese culture. They make a replica of a Chinese drum using construction paper and art materials. They examine pictures of Chinese drums before decorating the ones which...
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Chinese Floating Fabric

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the multifaceted Chinese culture and how its traditions and holidays have spread around the world. They discover that the Chinese word for carp has almost the same meaning as the Chinese word for profit. Therefore, a...
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Chinese Dragon Puppet

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students discover the importance of the dragon in Chinese culture. Using a template, they make their own dragon hand puppet and color it with watercolor paints. To end the lesson, they read stories about dragons and their role in the...
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Chinese Jeopardy

For Teachers 1st
Play Jeopardy with this primary level China PowerPoint. The questions are simple and focus on the geography, culture, animals, food, and Inventions of China. There are 5 point levels available for each category.
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World History and Geography: The Chinese During Medieval Times 600-1300 A.D.

For Teachers 7th Standards
The Great Wall may be one of the most famous pieces of architecture of all time. Teach seventh graders the history behind its construction, the importance of dynasties, and all about ancient Chinese civilization through a series of 20...