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Lesson Plan on China

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars ponder the beliefs of Confucianism. After reading several sayings made by Confucius, participants complete a chart filling in what each saying means using their own words. Using the same quotes split in half, pairs match...
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Confucianism in a Changing Society

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Last Train Home, a 2009 documentary about China's migrant factory workers, provides viewers with an opportunity to explore how China's emergence as a global manufacturing force is challenging Chinese traditional values like filial...
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Confucius: The Most Famous Teacher in China

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Introduce young philosophers to the wisdom of China's most famous thinkers with a short bio. The reading comprehension passage includes an answer key.
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Women and Confucianism

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Young historians consider the far-reaching effects of traditional teachings on the debates about the current attitudes toward women in society. The discussion begins with a list of New-Confucian sayings and expands to a global perspective.
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An Introduction to Confucius's Analects

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Wisdom, self-knowledge, courage, and virtue. Introduce viewers to the ideas of Confucius with a short video analysis of his Analects, his guide for a moral society.
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Chinese New Year Celebrations

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Gong He Xin Xi! Happy New Year! Planning a Lunar New Year/Spring Festival Celebration? Check out the activities and resources in a packet that encourages pupils to research the cultural values and traditional practices associated with...
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Confucius- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Designed to interest viewers in learning more about this amazing philosopher, statesman, and religious figure, the mini-biography of Confucius includes images, re-enactments, and photos of paintings.
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Ancient China

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
From China's physical geography and earliest beginnings of civilization to the Qin and Han dynasties, here is a nicely designed worksheet on ancient China, which includes a graphic organizer and timeline to summarize the reading material. 
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Confucianism: A Cornerstone

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Studetns comprehend that confucianism is an important underlying philosophy permeating East Asian cultures. They also explore who Confucius was and what he taught, which helps them gain insight into East Asian cultures. Students...
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Writings of Confucius

For Students 9th - 12th
Ancient philosophy can relate to modern thought! Quotations from Confucius. Help your historians connect with ancient Chinese words of wisdom, as they respond to 2 display questions and 1 referential question. They consider how they...
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Chinese Philosophies & Ethical Codes

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Focusing primarily on Confucianism, these slides contrast the philosophies of India with those of China - and introduce the philosophies of Legalism and Daoism as well. Your world history lecture will come alive with the clear outlines...
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What Were the Implications of the Opium Wars?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Use this presentation to help explain the causes and effects of the Opium Wars. Each slide contains images and text intended to accompany a full lecture. Use one or two images to start a preliminary discussion prior to your lecture in...
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Confucius Says....

For Students 7th - 9th
What was Confucius saying and how did it apply to law and religion? First, paraphrase 3 Confucius quotes then use inference and critical thinking to understand the ruler/peasant relationship in Ancient China.
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Confucianism: Overlook Small Faults

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore philosophy by answering study questions in class. In this Confucius lesson, students read several theories and stories from Ancient China and identify the themes within them. Students answer study questions based on...
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Translating Confucius

For Teachers 8th - 9th
In this social studies worksheet, students translate 8 quotes from Confucius into their own words. Students also research other philosophers such as Buddha, Socrates, and Jesus.
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All You Need is Love

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students read the writings of Confucius. In this culture lesson, students discover the thoughts of Confucius about love. Students make inferences about the writings and Chinese philosophy.
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Chinese Philosophies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers compare Confucianism and Daoism. In this Chinese culture lesson, students listen to a lecture comparing the religious philosophies and take a quiz at the end of the lesson.
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Studying Character

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study the proverbs of Confucius and what it means to have good character. In this character lesson plan, students study and discuss traits one must have to have good character.
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The Age of the Philosophers (2)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive world history worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding Confucius. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Age of the Philosophers (1)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive Chinese history worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the Age of Philosophers. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Ideal Judge

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders compare and contrast judges in Japan and United States, read cases from "The Judge Ooka Tales," apply principles of Confucian ethics to dispute resolution, and predict how Japanese judge would rule in contemporary case.
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Confucius and Confucianism

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore Confucius and his influence on the development o China. They contrast and compare Confucianism to Western philosophy. Classmates observe a video of the biography of Confucius. They video conference with students in...
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The Chinese Rites Controversy: A Case Study in Cross-Cultural Exchange and Cross-Cultural Conflict

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the various groups involved in the Rites Controversy of China. They participate in a simulation of representatives involved in the Rites Controversy, conduct research, write a persuasive paper, and participate in a...
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Confucius: A Harmonious Society

For Teachers 6th - 8th
While this presentation is a little light in content, it does provide a basic outline of Confucian philosophy. Each slide presents basic information regarding the influence of Confucian thinking reinforced by a quote from Confucius...