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114 reviewed resources for chinese language characters

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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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The Joy Luck Club: Characters

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young readers delve into The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan with a discussion and writing activity about characterization. After reading the first four chapters of the book, they discuss the various obstacles that the characters face, such as...
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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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The Rigors of Learning a New Language

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read an autobiography of a peace corps volunteer studying Chinese. In this cultural acceptance lesson, students compare the dialects of Chinese with English dialects. Students discuss the differences in learning and teaching a...
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The Chinese Myth of the Immortal White Snake

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Do you believe in true love? Could you love a monster? What would you sacrifice for someone you love? An ancient Chinese myth poses these cosmic questions in a retelling of "The Myth of the Immortal White Snake."
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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 Joy Luck Club: Character Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pair your readers into mother-daughter pairs with an activity from The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan. Each person discusses his or her assigned character's motivations, strengths, weaknesses, and changes. They then examine how the adult...
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Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Amy Tan tells the story of Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat. This story, written by Tan, has beautiful pictures and descriptive words that make it an engaging experience. As part of a discussion of reading appreciation, a teacher could...
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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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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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Chinese Cultural Revolution: "The Wounded"

For Teachers 10th - 12th
“The Wounded,” the title story from a collection of stories about the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1977-78), is the central text in a World Literature unit examining choices. An anticipation guide, discussion topics, vocabulary list,...
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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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Chinese Calligraphy

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore Chinese calligraphy. In this art and social science lesson, students copy the Chinese character ideograms in order to create words or phrases.
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Serpents and Dragons: Crash Course World Mythology #38

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
What role do giant, winged, fire-breathing dragons play in ancient mythology? The 38th installment in the 41-episode Crash Course World Mythology series is all about slithering serpents and fiery dragons. Learners explore dragons from...
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The Joy Luck Club: Narrative and Point of View

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Discuss point of view when a novel has multiple narrators. Using the first section of Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club, learners analyze the characters of June Woo, An-Mei Hsu, Lindo Jong, and Ying-Ying St. Clair. They write about one...
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China: People and Places

For Teachers K - 5th
Students compare the Chinese and English languages. In this Chinese language instructional activity, students identify how the writing system in China uses different characters than the letters in the English language.  Students practice...
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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 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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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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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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Fortune Cookies Motivate Writing

For Teachers K - 5th
Fortune cookies are used as motivation for a story. In this creative writing lesson, young writers review the six traits process. They discuss interesting characters, setting, problem and solution in a story. Original stories based on...
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Animals of the Chinese Zodiac

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Chinese zodiac worksheet, students unscramble the letters in 12 words to spell the names of Chinese animals in the zodiac. There is a word bank.
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Creating Characters

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners 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 writing...