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Communicating Through Art: Drawing Conclusions About Culture Through Artifact Study in Ancient China
Seventh graders identify key aspects of Chinese culture displayed through art. Learners analyze the connections between themes in art and architecture and the reflections this offers on Ancient Chinese culture as they write about the...
The Joy Luck Club: Culture and History
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Explore San Francisco's Chinatown in a lesson about the first few chapters of The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan. Kids research Chinatown on the Internet and create a virtual tour of the neighborhood, including the foods, cultural events, and...
How Cultures Differ - Two Different Perspectives on the Same Even
6th - 12th
Students explore the effects of culture through the story Running by Peter Hessler. In this geography and cultural lesson plan, students act as newspaper reporters covering the story of the race. Students write newspaper articles as...
Chinese History and Philosophy: The Cultural Revolution
6th - 8th
Students explore world history by answering philosophical study questions. In this Chinese history activity students read assigned text which discusses the cultural revolution China experienced only 40 years ago. Students answer study...
Eclipse Classroom Activities: Cultural Significance Project
1st - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What better way to celebrate eclipses than across cultures? Explore myths of solar and lunar eclipses from ancient cultures like the Chinese, Ancient Greek, Mesoamerican, Incan, Egyptian, Ancient Babylonian, and Middle Eastern. Learners...
Culturally Relevant Literature for English Language Learners
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
No matter the culture, reading has the potential to unite. A workshop for teachers helps educators find culturally relevant literature to bring into their classrooms. Although designed for those who instruct English language learners,...
China Overview: A Brief History of Chinese Dynasties
7th - 9th
Sometimes all you need is a quick reminder and a brief outline to help put information in order. Present your class with an outline of the major accomplishments, individuals, and culture that marked each of China's ten Dynasties. This is...
Hacking Campaign, Seen as Linked to China's Arm, Targets US Industry and Government
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...
World History and Geography: The Chinese During Medieval Times 600-1300 A.D.
7th CCSS: Adaptable
The Great Wall may be one of the most famous pieces of architecture of all time. Teach seventh graders the history behind its construction, the importance of dynasties, and all about ancient Chinese civilization through a series of 20...
Introduce Vocabulary: My Chinatown: One Year in Poems (Mak)
K - 3rd
Beautiful illustrations and tender memories of cultural identity make Kam Mak's story My Chinatown an ideal resource for budding readers learning four vocabulary words in context: fortune, scraps, soar, and victory. Introduce these...
Celebrating Chinese Culture: Legends & Myths, Chinese New Year, Customs & Traditions
K - 3rd
Students read books about other cultures and explore their customs and traditions. They discuss the meanings of myths and legends and then brainstorm examples of stories that fit the description. Students experience hands-on activities...
Kung-hsi Fa-ts' ai! – A Chinese New Year Celebration
K - 10th
Looking for ideas for your Lunar New Year celebration? Check out an interdisciplinary unit of study that includes lessons in counting, calligraphy, culture, geography, literature, art, and music. Kung-hsi Fa-ts' ai! (May you become rich!)
The Incredible History of China's Terracotta Warriors
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What does the discovery of 8,000 life-sized clay soldiers and the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang reveal about ancient Chinese culture? A great deal! Take a look at this fascinating archaeological find and explore ancient Chinese social...
Orville and Wilbur Wong and the Fantastic Flying Machines
5th - 7th
Upper elementary and middle schoolers examine the role of Chinese immigrants in America. They investigate literature, history and cultures of Chinese-Americans. This ambitious plan takes two weeks to complete, and it brings in elements...
A Comparative Study of Cinderella Stories Based Upon American and Chinese Versions
5th - 6th
Students listen as the teacher reads two versions of Cinderella, the American version "Smoky Mountain Rose" and the Chinese version "Yeh-Shen." They complete a Venn Diagram comparing/contrasting the two versions. Students write...
How Cultures Differ-Two Different Perspectives on the Same Event
6th - 12th
Students examine the author's running race from two different cultural perspectives to see just how different the effects of culture can be. They practice thinking about an issue from different perspectives and create a script that can...
2000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius
12 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
John Green summarizes the ebb and flow of dynasties in 2000 years of ancient Chinese history up to the Chinese Revolution of 1911. He discusses the development and influence of the mandate of heaven, as well as an overview of...
The Fastest Pig in the West in the Classroom: Stereotypes
4th - 8th
Students explore Chinese culture by reading a story with their class. In this cultural stereotypes lesson, students discuss the main character of the story The Fastest Pig in the West and the relationship he has with his parents....
The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 1: Unit Introduction
10th - 11th CCSS: Designed
To launch a unit study of the concept of diversity in World Literature, class members compare Chinua Achebe's essay, "An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness" and Richard Rodriguez's essay, "The Chinese in All of Us: A...
Chinese New Year
Pre-K - 5th
Kung-hsi Fa-ts' ai! Enrich your Chinese New Year celebration with the resources in this collection. The wealth of materials include background information on the 15-day holiday, also know as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival, lessons, activities, literature, art, and music sure to engage primary graders.
China, Zaju, and Beijing Opera: Crash Course Theater #25
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Combine music, acrobatics, dance, and mime, and you have Beijing opera. An informational video walks viewers through a timeline of Chinese theater, including the introduction of the opera. Comparisons to other forms of drama throughout...
The Fastest Pig in the West in the Classroom: Rice in China
1st - 4th
Students explore agriculture by reading a children's book in class. In this Chinese culture instructional activity, students read a chapter from the book The Fastest Pig in the West and identify the importance of rice in China's economy...
The Fastest Pig in the West in the Classroom: Zodiac Signs
3rd - 6th
Learners explore Chinese culture by reading a story with their class. For this astrology lesson, students read a chapter from the book The Fastest Pig in the West and discuss the relevance of the Chinese zodiac in modern society....
Coming of Age Readings: Experiences in Korea and by Asians in America
8th - 12th
Bring multi-cultural experiences and literature into your language arts class with this lesson. Here, young readers explore the points of view of first and second-generation Asian immigrants with a list of various fiction and nonfiction...
The Simple Present: Affirmative and Negative Statements
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The present tense is a helpful skill to review in any language arts classroom. Focusing on statements made in the affirmative and in the negative, a slideshow presentation guides pupils through grammar rules and examples for the simple...
China: Creating a Hand-Made Hanging Scroll with a Chinese Landscape
10th - 12th
Learners view and discuss a variety of landscape paintings. Then they develop their Chinese painting skills by creating paintings using Chinese paint brushes. Then they create a traditional Chinese landscape painting on a hanging scroll.
Holidays Around the World
4th - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewCelebrate traditions and cultures around the world with a set of worksheets and printables. Fourth and fifth graders can create booklets or simply participate in individual studies of specific holidays in different countries. From lined...
Chinese Inventions during the Golden Age and their Influence on the United States
Fourth graders discover the impact of Chinese inventions on America’s inventions. In this Chinese inventions lesson plan, 4th graders recognize the important inventions from the Chinese Golden Age as they compare and contrast timelines...
Chinese Wedding in "The Joy Luck Club" ESL Through Chinese Film and Culture
9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss some elements that all weddings have in common. They view the film, The Joy Luck Club, and compare the wedding scene with what they know about wedding traditions in their own cultures. They write a paragraph based...
Folktales (African American, Chinese, Japanese and Korean)
9th - 12th
Students participate in a variety of activities that are concerned with comparing different cultures through the literary genre of folktales. The stories are used to stimulate student interest and provide a context for how a society...