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Chinese Calligraphy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the beauty of Chinese Calligraphy. This well-developed lesson will take your class on a journey through the history of Calligraphy, engage them in technique and style, then challenge them by having them create new strokes to...
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Arts of the Islamic World

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learn more about the history and five pillars of Islam with an extensive resource that focuses on the religion's connection to art. Focusing on calligraphy, textiles, and architecture, the packet illustrates the beauty of the artistic...
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Teaching Through Kamishibai and The Art of Chinese Calligraphy

For Teachers 2nd - 8th Standards
Young learners discover kamishibai, a popular Japanese storytelling art, and explore how these Japanese folktales illustrate the country's cultural themes and values through discussion and storyboarding. 
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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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Calligraphy, Handwriting And The Alphabet

For Teachers K - 8th
Students produce calligraphy projects using writing skills and unique tools in this six-day Art activity. Emphasis is placed upon the work of Portland, Oregon calligraphy artist Inga Dubay and her experiences with "Italic" writing...
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Chinese Calligraphy

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore Chinese calligraphy. In this art and social science activity, students copy the Chinese character ideograms in order to create words or phrases.
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Exploring China

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the geography, holidays, important teachers, and inventions from China in the nine lessons of this unit. The results of their inquiries are expressed through a variety of products, writings, and presentations.
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Wish Boxes

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
I love these are lesson ideas! Young artists practice the art of Calligraphy and Origami. They make gift boxes with good wishes. This plan includes an excellent component that shows exactly how to fold the paper in order to make the box,...
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The Written Word

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Pupils write a Bible verse in calligraphy.  For this calligraphy lesson, students take dictation on a passage from the Bible that is not well known.  Pupils discuss how long it took to take dictation and use a ratio to figure out how...
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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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The Name of the Game

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the cultural significance of various sports from around the world. They then teach their classmates about these sports by participating in a Global SportsFest as both instructors and players.
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Poster Made With Markers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a poster with words, phrases, markers, colors, drawings to convey an idea or central theme.
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Painted Poetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read and examine Vietnamese poetry. They select a poem, and create a silk painting using the words in the poem as calligraphy and designing an image that coordinates with the poem.
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Write Me a Picture (Calligraphy)

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students are exposed to calligraphy and experiment with correct pen grip and letter formation. They prepare a piece of parchment by writing out a favorite quote and reference and accompany it with an original illustration.
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Combining Words with Art

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders make an accordion-fold book, review the vocabulary of visual art and are introduced to calligraphy. They plan a story using a sequence of words and sentences.
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Art in the Muslim World

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students explore the basic elements of Islamic art and create their own artistic calligraphy. In this Islamic art instructional activity, students discuss calligraphy and watch a video about Islamic art. Students complete a response...
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Picnics-- Chinese Style

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore about the Chinese rituals of poetry competition. They compare and contrast Chinese picnics with American picnics. Students create short poems, celebrating their own spring poetry picnic. They discuss words or...
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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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Voices From Your Heart

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students create individual representations of Chinese calligraphy symbols in this cross-curricular lesson for the elementary Language Arts or Art classroom. One enrichment activity is included.
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Courtship and Calligraphy in The Tale of Genji

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners discover through an examination of The Tale of Genji the importance of calligraphy to courtship rituals in the Japanese court culture of the late Heian period ( 897-1185). Three possible enrichment activities are included
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Listen to Grandfather - Say and Write Korean Words

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students create a calligraphy piece using Korean words. They use han'gul script and write with a brush after learning the words. They pay attention to line and space as they create their work of art.