Chinese Teacher Resources

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Immigration

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the American immigration experience. In this immigration lesson, 8th graders watch a video about Ellis Island and discuss the processing that took place there. Students write letters in the voice of American...
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Equilibrium Unbalanced

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students interpret visual arts. In this political and social commentary lesson, students examine artwork by the Gao brothers and then interview one another about their impressions of the sculpture.
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Getting Oriented

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore the geography, culture, and philosophy of Asia using all five senses and information about China and Japan. This lesson plan is detailed and may take several days of in-class activities to complete.
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Celebrate Your Heritage

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners investigate what countries their ancestors originally came from and locate them on a world map. They use a map to plot the ancestral path that has led to their hometown. They create a travel log outlining facts/data about...
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Looking Through Lenses

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the various societal and cultural "lenses" which color their perspectives and life experiences by reading the short story "What Means Switch" by Gish Jen. They discuss how the cultural ideas and beliefs affect the...
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Changing Places

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the experiences of immigrants coming to America from China. They create cultural profiles for themselves and others. They identify the reasons why people immigrate to another country.
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Year of the Impossible Goodbyes by Sook Nyul Choi

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze Korean culture from their literature piece. They investigate the theme of oppression by an occupying army. Students encounter courage, resistance movements and explore the underground railroads.
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Reading Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners use and recognize new vocabularies of the weather and a simple writing structure --Today is __________.
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Grandfather Tang's Story

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders construct geometric shapes by manipulating the pieces of a tangram. They show examples of lines of symmetry using tangrams. Finally, 8th graders identify and compare two-dimensional geometric figures using tangrams.
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China Web Quest

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research and evaluate information from the Internet. They effectively communicate and create a web page to express research findings and conclusions. They work within a group to come to a collaborative conclusion to the...
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An International Menu

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students research etymologies using dictionaries. They explore the diverse origins of the common foods they eat after making a list of their favorite foods.
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First Peoples Project

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students participate in this project to connect the indigenous groups of the world. They create a calendar with their artwork with the hope new ideas can be exchanged between groups.
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Connecting Math to Our Lives

For Teachers K - 12th
Students participate in an online interactive forum to explore how math is used in their families and communities. They design games to submit to other students online, and identify and organize data to solve the problems from other...
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A Guide for Community Living

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students use photography to help them become more knowledgeable about their communities, and to make a "community survival" book in which problems are solved by going to the right community agency.
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Looking At French Decorative Arts: The Quest For True Porcelain

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students research the history of trade in porcelain wares from Asia and the quest to re-create true hard-paste porcelain in Europe. They analyze the effects of production and consumption of luxury goods on French society in this period.
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Tacoma Narrows Bridge

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Pupils, in groups, create a profile of different Pacific Northwest explorers. They develop PowerPoint presentations and maps to showcase their findings.
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Understanding Daoism through study of the Daodejing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students work in groups and study Daodejing. They describe how Monkey's behavior (from the Monkey Stories) is governed by the Yang and the Yin powers.
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Extraordinary Explorers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, using the Internet, B41460research facts about explorers and travelers. They also state what places they have explored and share with the class.
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Laws of Life

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learners express the values they value the most by writing an essay. They can submit their essay online and respond to other student's essays as well. They are to intiate change if they deem something to be unfair.
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Hanging Scrolls

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars explore prospective content for art, then select and use appropriate subjects, symbols, and ideas to make art meaningful in this instructional activity suited for upper-elementary and middle level classrooms.
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Korea Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research the history and development of Korea as a culture and nation. This lesson plan is unique in that the focus is upon the neighboring countries of China and Japan in order to see their contributions to Korean society.
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East Asia: Current Events

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders read and evaluate current events of East Asia. They select an article, read and summarize the article and identify the key people, places, dates, and events in the article. As they summarize, they write a personal...
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Our State Road Trip

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Pupils take a virtual tour of the country of China instead of a state. Using the Internet, they examine the differences between a political and physical map and use latitude and longitude to locate specific places. They also research...
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Finding the Salt Front

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students discuss definitions of estuary, salinity, and the salt front. They listen as the teacher explains the Hudson River Miles and ways the upriver and downriver sections relate to the north and south. Students graph the salt front...