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51 resources with the keyterm chinese culture

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Lesson: More Than a Dollar's Worth of Meaning

For Teachers K - 5th
The Chinese, Dish with the Eight Buddhist Emblems contains symbols and visual references for learners to explore. They search for Buddhist symbolism on the dish and then they use their observation skills to locate and explore the meaning...
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Confucianism in a Changing Society

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A great lesson plan promotes thoughtful discussion, global perspectives, and links between economics and culture. Learners view four clips showing how Confucian teachings have shaped Chinese culture and how filial piety plays a role in...
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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 activity on Chinese culture and geography. This is a multifaceted approach to basic geography skills that incorporate story telling, class discussion, primary...
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Chinese Folktales: An Illustrating Activity

For Teachers 2nd
In need of a really good lesson plan that incorporates literature, art, and cultural themes? After hearing a traditional Chinese folktale and discussing cultural themes and symbolism, learners create original illustrations for the story....
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Storytelling Traditions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars demonstrate an evaluation of how the culture of a time period influences storytelling narratives by comparing Adeline's story to the plot summary of Cinderella and Anne Sexton's poem Cinderella. They write a poem which...
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The Geography of China

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Viewers will love this field trip to China, complete with information about China's economy, topography, geography, climate, and demographics. Maps and photos help to support the claims in the slides, especially in some interesting...
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Predicting a Solution to a Problem

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Students explore story structure. In this story structure literacy activity, students listen to the story Ruby's Wish by Shirin Yim Bridges, stopping at points to identify a problem and predict possible solutions which are then written...
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Chinese Calligraphy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explore Chinese culture and Chinese calligraphy. In this Chinese calligraphy instructional activity, students create paintings using Chinese techniques. Learners describe the differences in Chinese art and other culture's art....
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The Legacies of Africa and China

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders analyze the contributions of early civilizations in Africa and China. For this world history lesson, 7th graders  research Internet and print sources regarding scientific and cultural attributes of Africa and China....
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Chinese Lanterns

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students research Chinese culture, the lunar calendar, and how the new year is celebrated in China. They research several different meaningful Chinese characters. Students paint animal figures and Chinese characters then cut and fold...
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Lesson: Urban China: Contemporary China

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The urbanization and consumerism of modern China is the hot topic up for critical analysis. Kids view a series of photographs that specifically describe Chinese modernization, urbanization, consumerism, and waste. They discuss each...
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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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Grover and Megan Visit the Moon

For Teachers Pre-K - K
A young girl named Megan tells Grover what she has learned about Chinese culture. She shares a story involving the moon, and other things she has learned in her Chinese language class. She also talks about moon cakes, and a myth...
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Ancient China

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Unveil the mysteries of ancient China in this presentation, which includes photographs of historic relics from the Neolithic and Bronze Ages. Slides detail the Hsia, Shang, and Zhou Dynasties; especially helpful is the final slide, which...
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Decorating Objects....And Re-Decorating

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students decorate cups or bowls with thematic designs that represent Chinese culture. In this decorating lesson plan, students will decorate their cups or bowls and then “sell” these works of art to partners role-playing as French...
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Paper Dragon Puppet

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students discuss the Chinese New Year and the importance of the dragon in Chinese culture. After examining pictures of dragon puppets, students create simple dragon puppets and have their own Chinese New Year parade.
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Understanding Chinese Culture Through Music

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research ancient Chinese culture. In this Chinese culture lesson, 5th graders examine ancient Chinese culture through the use of music. Students use primary and secondary sources to locate information about ancient Chinese...
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Hacking Campaign, Seen as Linked to China's Arm, Targets US Industry and Government

For Students 10th - 12th
This single link includes six New York Times articles for learners to read. Each article relates to the Chinese culture, government, school system, or economics in some way. Each also includes a set of comprehension questions for...
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Chinese New Year

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students investigate the celebration of Chinese New Year. In this Chinese New Year lesson, students discuss their favorite holiday before listening to a read aloud about Chinese New Year. They make red envelopes that are filled with play...
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Discover and Celebrate the Chinese New Year

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Spring into Chinese New Year with a look at the history, food, and traditions associated with this holiday.
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The All-American Slurp

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore Chinese culture and customs with your class and allow them time to connect and compare their own experiences with experiences of character a from the short story The All-American Slurp. They create a short presentation on some...
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5 Ws: Ancient China

For Students 9th - 10th
The 5 W's: who, what, where, when and why help upper graders think about what they see. They analyze an image of representing ancient China using the 5 Ws.
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Chinese Inventions

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students identify inventions as coming from China. In this Chinese inventions lesson, students are given a list of common items such as cast iron, a wheelbarrow, and the decimal system, then conduct research to identify where they were...
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Chinese Writing

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore Chinese culture. In this Chinese writing lesson plan, 7th graders explain the differences between written and spoken Chinese as well as how the current Chinese writing system was formed. Students identify simple...