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"One Evening in the Rainy Season" Shi Zhecun

For Teachers 12th
Did you know that modern Chinese literature “grew from the psychoanalytical theory of Sigmund Freud”? Designed for a world literature class, seniors are introduced to “One Evening in the Rainy Season,” Shi Zhecun’s stream of...
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"Wu Sung Fights the Tiger"

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Dive into classical Chinese literature with this packet. Provided first is a comprehensive summary and a half-page long historical context of Water Margin. As your class reads the section entitled "Wu Sung Fights the Tiger," pose the...
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Exploring Chinese Literature

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore China through literature. In this exploring cultures and languages lesson plan, 7th graders infer and explain the importance of rice and the principles of Confucianism in China by reading and evaluating...
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Film Analysis of Ju Dou

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
While teaching from Wild Swans by Jung Chang, make a connection with the film Ju Dou. Both are set in China and depict the harsh lives of some Chinese women in the 20th century. Seven questions are posed specific to Ju Dou and one...
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"The Story of Miss Li" by Po Hsing-chien

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore a classic, well-regarded tale of traditional Chinese literature and gain a rudimentary understanding of Confucius values.
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Chinese Cultural Revolution: "The Wounded"

For Teachers 10th - 12th
“The Wounded,” the title story from a collection of stories about the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1977-78), is the central text in a World Literature unit examining choices. An anticipation guide, discussion topics, vocabulary list,...
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Analyzing Poetry from the Tang Dynasty

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Over the course of the lesson, your pupils read and analyze a translated eight-line poem from the Tang Dynasty written by Du Fu, a poet caught behind enemy lines during the An Lu-Shan rebellion (755-763). Literary/historical context is...
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Writing Ghost Stories Using Encounter With a Skull As a Model

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the elements of a ghost story and cautionary tales. The story, "Encounter With a Skull" is read and used as a model for their own story creations. The values and belief systems of various cultures are examined.

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