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Very Ancient China

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Ancient Chinese history is quite interesting, however this PowerPoint isn't. It is short and shallow in conveying the complexity and nature of ancient Chinese society and belief systems. It could be used as a review tool, or supplemented...
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China: One Nation: Two Futures

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the evolution of Chinese communism to its present export-driven economy. Working in groups, they examine various articles about reforms in Chinese society. They write essays about the impact of political reform on...
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Tang and Song China: An era of Prosperity and Innovation

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Define the Changes in government rule that lead to some of China's most important inventions. The class explores the rise of the Tang and Song Dynasties, the first female ruler Wu Zhao, and inventions such as gunpowder, porcelain, and...
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Lu Xun's Preface and "Diary of a Madman"

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine two pieces by Lu Xun to show his importance as a revolutionary of 20th Century Chinese society and literature. They explain the aspects of Lu Xun's life. They summarize "Diary of a Madman" for form and content....
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Silk: Scientific Inquiry Through Chinese Art

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate the many uses of silk in Chinese society through in-class experiments, group projects, and hands-on learning in this cross-curricular lesson plan. There are four main activities included in this lesson plan.
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Murder in Ha-Tien: The Concept of Justice in Chinese Society

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders become aware of alternative perceptions of reality. They analyze the concept of justice by showing it in an unfamiliar socio- cultural context, inviting comparison. They practice reading comprehension.
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Calligraphy: Symbols & Signs - Visual Arts

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students research the forms and significance of calligraphy in traditional and contemporary Chinese society. They design a mixed media scroll on paper, developing symbols for use as calligraphic images. Students describe how selected...
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Tang and Song China

For Students 6th - 10th
In this Chinese dynasties instructional activity, learners complete a graphic organizer that requires them to identify how the Tang and Song dynasties changed China.
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China: Land Beyond the Wall

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
An excellent series of five lessons on China awaits you and your young geographers. In these lessons, learners engage in hands-on activities, watch streamed video, access websites, and complete activities in cooperative groups in order...
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Dress for Success

For Teachers K - 5th
Well that's an interesting hat! Kids consider the design, color and symbolism seen in an artifact from the Qing dynasty. The rationale for the instructional activity is to help them connect the idea that some objects represent social...
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The Fine Art of Paper-Cutting

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils create original examples of the ancient Chinese Folk Art technique of Paper-Cutting in this middle-level lesson plan highly adaptable for either the Art classroom or a Social Studies class.
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Imperialism in China

For Teachers 10th - 12th
If you are completing a unit on the European impact on China, this short lesson may be useful. It requires an excerpt from Chinese Civilization: A sourcebook, by Ebrey, that gives Liang Qichaos's account of his visit to America. After...
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To Live

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Chinese history activity, students watch "To Live," a film about the Cultural Revolution, and then write reviews of the film.
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"Love Must Not Be Forgotten" by Zhang Jie

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students read and analyze a story set during the Cultural Revolution in China. They answer discussion questions, discuss political and cultural revolutions, complete a reading survey, produce graphic organizers, and complete a Cultural...
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Falling Leaves: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students read the novel Falling Leaves. They evaluate the repeated story lines which compose the history of narration. They analyze and defend reasons why self-esteem affects the success or failure of characters.
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Electronic Cultural Exchange Project

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders study the life of Chinese teens in China's largest and wealthiest city, Shangai. They compare and contrast their life with those of American teens.
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Using the Analects to Solve Modern American Problems

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read modern American political questions and discuss how Confucius' analects might be applicable to the U.S. in the 21st century and in addressing these questions.

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