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305 resources with the keyterm china

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Understanding Tiananmen Square

For Teachers 7th - 12th
William Bell's Forbidden City is used as the basis of a study of China, Chinese culture and government, and especially of the events in Tiananmen Square in 1989. Class members select a topic for Internet research and then prepare a...
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The Ethics of Outsourcing to China

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After viewing clips from a documentary on factory work in China and US outsourcing, learners have a fishbowl discussion. They work in groups to build both personal points of view and strong arguments on the effects of outsourcing in...
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San Zi Jing (Three Character Classic)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Combine social studies, reading fluency practice, and an artistic project with a cross-curricular plan. Guided by the instructor, class members read translated Chinese verses aloud. Partners then each create a page for a class book based...
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Act it Out: Dramatizing Asian American Stories

For Teachers K - 12th
Read and act out folktales, fairy tales, or myths from various Asian American cultures with your class. Each group reads a story aloud and then works together to create a short play or skit about the story. Suggestions for stories are...
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Fortune Cookies Motivate Writing

For Teachers K - 5th
Fortune cookies are used as motivation for a story. In this creative writing instructional activity, young writers review the six traits process. They discuss interesting characters, setting, problem and solution in a story. Original...
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Advanced Art – Cultural Place-setting Still life

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Upper graders view a series of films that depict rituals or celebrations as they occur in different cultural settings. They conduct a cultural investigation about one culture, brainstorm and research objects that have cultural or...
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Geography and Culture of China

For Teachers 7th
Take out a map, a paper, a ruler, and those coveted colored pencils for a lesson on Chinese culture and geography. This is a multifaceted approach to basic geography skills that incorporate story telling, class discussion, primary source...
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Imperialism in China

For Teachers 8th - 10th
China has been through many changes over the last two centuries. This slideshow takes a look at the effects imperialism and European contact had on Chinese government. Images, well-organized information, and a complete outline make this...
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Quilt Block Collage

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learn the art of quilting with this lesson plan that can be connected to a history lesson on quilts in Ancient Egypt, China, and modern art. After studying a general history of quilts, its uses, and the history of different patterns,...
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Imperial China: Qin to Ming Dynasties

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Looking for a way to supplement a unit on ancient China or world cultures? Look no further than this presentation, which combines rich information with entertaining pictures of Chinese artifacts. China's glorious dynasties provide a...
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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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How Cultures Differ "Two Different Perspectives on the Same Event

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars read excerpts from Peter Hessler's River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze and discuss his difficulties in learning the language, cultural clashes and how cultural perceptions shape our understanding of the world.
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NCSS Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan 2009

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Construct a personal journey time-line. First, learners explore the travels of Tweega, the giraffe, in the book Chee-Lin, A Giraffe's Journey by James Rumford. Then they compare and contrast regions in the story and reflect on their own...
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Imagining China through Words

For Teachers 6th - 8th
When Europeans first came back with tales of China, they provided vivid written accounts and minimal visual imput. This resulted in art rendered mostly from descriptive language. Learners explore this phenomena by listening to...
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Chinese Dragon Puppet

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students discover the importance of the dragon in Chinese culture. Using a template, they make their own dragon hand puppet and color it with watercolor paints. To end the lesson, they read stories about dragons and their role in the...
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Identifying Supporting Evidence from a Text - What is a Hero?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils define hero and identify supporting evidence in a text. They complete a hero diagram worksheet and watch a video about a little boy from China who acts as a hero. Additionally, they complete the Ping Hero evidence worksheet and...
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Social Studies: Area and Population Density

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Math scholars of many ages examine the concept of population density and then discuss the significance of the population densities of Minnesota and China. They figure the population density of their school.
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"Weighing the Elephant"

For Teachers K - 12th
Can your class solve the problem presented in the Chinese folktale, "Weighing the Elephant?" Read your class the description before having them attempt to solve the problem. After they've come up with an answer (or attempted to!), finish...
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Trade in the Indian Ocean: Should China End Zheng He's Treasure Voyages?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars examine the amount of trade that occurs in the Indian Ocean. Using China as an example, they discuss the reasons why it ended its treasure voyages in the area and predict what would have happened if the voyages continued....
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Chinese Rebellions and Nationalism

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Three major Chinese rebellions are outlined in this presentation. Each rebellion led to Chinese isolationism and nationalism in relation to British imperialist colonizers. This slide show is brief, but useful as a review or comprehension...
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Physical Geography of China focusing on the Three Gorges Dam

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the physical geography of China. In this China lesson plan, 7th graders debate the governments point of view compared to the people.  Students create a photo essay.
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Virtual Field Trip

For Teachers 6th
Love this instructional activity idea! Using Google Earth, learners create a travel brochure highlighting a country studied, such as Ancient Rome, Egypt, Greece, or China. While this instructional activity provides a good template, a...
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Asia Powerpoint

For Teachers 7th - 10th
The first half of this presentation discusses three main Asian empires from 1200 - 1605 (Mongol, Ottoman, Mughal) and their attributes. The slides then progress into Chinese and Japanese cultures, religions, and inventions. This...
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Sneak preview: Ancient Civilizations

For Teachers 6th
Introduce students to the content they will learn about during an Ancient Civilizations unit. This resource provides a sneak peek at the people, places, and ideologies they will study about, and has many vivid and intriguing photos of...