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The Value of Ancient Traditions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine having to give up cell phones, computers, and TV? What would be lost? What gained? An examination of the Drokpa, a nomadic people who live in the grasslands of Tibet, provides class members an opportunity to consider how access...
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Tibet and the U.S.

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the Tibetan situation. In this global issues activity, students listen to a lecture regarding Tibet, its location, and its ties to China. Students then create political cartoons or write letters to their Congressperson...
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Introduction to Tibet

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars examine Tibetan history and geography. In groups, they analyze and discuss different perspectives regarding the Chinese occupation of Tibet. Students discuss current events and their significance. They write an article and...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: China, Tibet, and the Olympics

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Political tensions have surrounded the Olympics for centuries; take a look back at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics with this political cartoon analysis activity. Background information gives learners context regarding Tibetan protests...
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Dalai Lama: Free Expression and Religion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How is religious freedom connected to the conflict between China and Tibet? After reading an online passage of background information, your learners will divide into groups and both read and view an interview with the Dalai Lama. They...
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Tibet and the U.S.

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the relationship between Tibet and the United States. They explore the political relationship between the two countries. Students identify geographical features and political boundaries of the Tibetan and Chinese regions.
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Tibet and China

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Pupils evaluate primary documents that provide different perspectives about the Tibet/China conflict. They identify sources of economic and governmental conflicts. Students create a political cartoon and write persuasive essay on the...
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Himalaya: First View of Everest

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Hire a yak and follow this group through Tibet and up Mt. Everest. Visit the highest monastery in the world and hear the chants of the monks that live there.
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The Lesson: Tibet

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discover details about Tibet. In this Tibet lesson, students visit selected websites to discover information about human rights, the Dalai Lama, and Buddhism. Students create prayers or poems in support of the Dalai Lama after...
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Geography of China (Tibet)

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study the geography of Tibet. They create maps of Tibet. Students predict population, land area, water area and coastline length of the United States and Tibet. Students compare and contrast the day-to-day lives of people...
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Tibet and China

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners explore the geography and history of Tibet and China. In this Asian studies activity, students study the Tibetan situation. In this global issues activity and conduct research on its ties to China. Learners then create political...
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The Chinese Occupation of Tibet

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study the Chinese occupation of Tibet and then brainstorm and discuss other similar situations in world history. They propose a plan for peace in Tibet and read The Dalai Lama's Five Point Plan for Peace. They discuss the plan...
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Geography of China (Tibet): Dalai Lama Day Three of Five

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research another culture.  In this geography and culture lesson, 6th graders read about the geography of Tibet, compare the United States and Tibet, use various resources to research information about Tibet and discuss what...
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Introduction to Tibet

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explore Tibet. In this Tibet geography and culture lesson, students work in groups to read and summarize a data set pertaining to a particular cultural aspect of Tibet. Students present information from their data retrieval...
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The Tibet Question

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the history or relations between China and Tibet. In this research skills lesson, students investigate the relationship between Tibet and China as they explore provided Internet links. Students write position papers and...
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Splitting the Motherland?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore issues such as Tibet's struggle for independence and China's invasion in 1950. They create a KWL chart, explore maps of Tibet, and read articles concerning China, the Dalai Lama, and President Bush's relationship to...
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United Nations General Assembly

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study China and the Chinese occupation of Tibet. They read position summaries/notes of China, Tibet and various foreign nations. Then they roleplay members of United Nations General Assembly and discuss and debate the topic.
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A History of Tibet: Dalai Lama Day

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research the history of Tibet. In this history of Tibet lesson, 6th graders prepare for a visit by the Dalai Lama and review a timeline. students respond to a writing prompt, review vocabulary, and write "instant essays". 
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Kundun

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study the country of Tibet. They watch the film Kundun and explore the life of The Dalai Lama and the recent history of Tibet. As they are viewing the movie they complete a series of study guide questions and discuss them as a...
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Tibet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the dynamics of minority-majority relations between the Han (majority) and the Tibetans (minority). They jigsaw the book, The Making of Modern Tibet, by A. Tom Grunfeld and answer the question, "Is minority status...
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Competing National Stories in Tibet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the Tibetan conflict from the point of view of both Tibet and China. They review resources produced by both factions and then apply these skills to consider other competing national stories.
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SEEKING FOREIGN ASSISTANCE

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discuss the events in recent Tibetan history that led to their current government in exile and the four countries approached for help by Tibet and the response from each. They explain a position of agree or disagree with the...
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The Tibet Question

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers participate in a simulation, where they interview members of the Tibetan groups, the Chinese and US government officials, representatives of human rights organizations and Chinese scholars. Each student will be assigned to...
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Understanding Tibet

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students work in cooperative groups to read one current situation of Tibet. They respond to a set of discussion questions. Pupils write a newspaper article expressing the current information explored. Students write an editorial or...

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