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69 reviewed resources for chinese language characters

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The Language Garden

For Students 7th - 9th
In need of an informational text passage and set of comprehension questions? Critical thinkers can build reading proficiency while learning about the world's languages. They'll read a seven-paragraph article about and respond to short...
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Analyzing Characters in Chinese Cinderella

For Students 6th - 8th
Study the characters and the way they're developed in Chinese Cinderella. The first page talks about all of the ways a reader can learn about the characters. The next two pages encourage the reader to analyze implied examples (shown) and...
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The Rigors of Learning a New Language

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars read an autobiography of a peace corps volunteer studying Chinese. For this cultural acceptance lesson, students compare the dialects of Chinese with English dialects. Young scholars discuss the differences in learning and...
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Learn Chinese (Mandarin) - MindSnacks

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Acquire over 1000 Chinese words while playing games! Mandarin Chinese, one of the most desired languages in business and technology, is the focus of this teaching tool. Users will pick up vocabulary and practice tones, all while tapping...
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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...
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In The Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson - Activity Book

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Moving to a new country isn't easy, as Shirley Temple Wong learns in In The Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord. A series of language arts activities carry readers through the novel, addressing the story's themes,...
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Chinese Game: Peace on Earth

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore the function of Chinese characters. In this language study lesson, students participate in a game that requires them to practice writing Chinese characters.
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China: People and Places

For Teachers K - 5th
Students compare the Chinese and English languages. In this Chinese language lesson, students identify how the writing system in China uses different characters than the letters in the English language.  Students practice rewriting...
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China: Culture and Young Adult literature

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders are introduced to Chinese language and culture to make Asian reading selections in literature circles more meaningful. They write about Chinese characters, work on oral speaking, and read Asian books and then have...
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Chinese Pictograms

For Students 6th - 12th
In this Chinese writing worksheet, students identify what and how to write Chinese pictograms. They explain in what ways each pictogram represents and how the combinations of symbols create a word or idea represented. Then students...
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Chinese Writing

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discover Chinese written communication. In this world history lesson, 6th graders discuss the sound, image, and meaning of Chinese characters and then create a Chinese symbol.
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Google Translate

For Students 1st - 12th
Not sure how to translate a word, phrase, or paragraph? No worries. Simply paste in, type, or dictate your text, select the initial and desired language, and up pops your translation. Better yet, the app will read the text to you in most...
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The Joy Luck Club: Symbols

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Focus on symbols from Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club with a rich lesson plan. Young readers discuss the meaning of the section titles from the novel, including "The Twenty-Six Malignant Gates," and write a short essay about Tan's use of the...
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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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"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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Creating Characters

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars identify simple pictographs and ideographs from Chinese writing. They create their own images, and combine characters to communicate ideas to one another, introducing basic foundations of how elements of the Chinese...
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Chinese Number System

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore the Chinese number system. For this Chinese numbers lesson, 7th graders learn to count from 1-20 in Chinese, write from 1-20 in Chinese, and figure out the pattern for counting to 100.
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The Language Garden

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore threats to minority languages. In this global studies instructional activity, students read an article about minority languages in the world. Students then complete tasks to show their comprehension of the article. The...
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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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Monsters versus the Monstrous

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore China. In this Chinese history lesson, 8th graders write an expository piece considering the teachings of Confucius and the imagery of monsters in Chinese culture.
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Children in China

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students complete a variety of activities relating the culture and children of China. They create a number book using calligraphy, design and construct a mask, read and discuss a variety of books, eat with chopsticks, and write a short...
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Chinese Zodiac

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders participate in a instructional activity that focuses on the concept of the Chinese Zodiac. This instructional activity is the second in a series. They need prior knowledge of the concept. Students are introduced to simple...
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A Hodgepodge of Literature

For Teachers 2nd
Students complete multiple lessons to study various literature including poetry, fiction, tall tales, and phrases. In this literature lesson, students complete six lessons about poetry, fiction, and idioms.
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Count the Stars

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students research information about China and its languages and counting systems. They identify Chinese characters for numeral from one to ten and then create a counting tool to assess Chinese numerals and represent the Chinese culture.