Chinese Culture Series
- This lesson series looks at the people of China.
- Reading Activities
China, Chinese Lesson Plans
Food, National Information, Plants and Animals
and Climate of China | China
Population, Contributions To The World, and Great People
People of China | China
Grain of Rice vs. The Grain of Rice- Compare both books and discuss
which book has a richer text.
The Country - The goal is to create student groups of three who will
complete an online scavenger hunt focused on China.
Unit Kickoff - To help students debunk the myths they hold about China.
New Year Activities- In these activities, students learn about Chinese
New Year or Spring Festival and do lantern, paper cut and scroll activities
related to the celebration of Chinese New Year.
Words and Phrases- Students will practice writing Pinyun. Students
will become familiar with basic Chinese words.
Yuan- "Students will practice simple algebraic equations."
the Deserts of China- After resting up and replenishing their supplies
in the trading city of Kashgar, Marco Polo and his father and uncle continued
eastward on their journey from Venice to China.
Effects of The Great Wall of China for the Chinese- Upon viewing a
Powerpoint presentation or a video on China and reading the lesson in
the textbook, the students will show their understanding of how The Great
Wall influenced Chinese culture by writing a 3 paragraph essay.
on Censorship- This Lesson was designed to be used in conjunction
with the study of Ancient China, but is extremely adaptable to many times
the Silk Road - This lesson plan introduces kids to vocabulary terms
associated with eastern trade and Marco Polo's journeys to China.
the Great Wall of China- Explain the construction of the Great Wall
as a product of the period in which it was built.
- How Shall
We Rule China?- A fun role play.
and Technology of the Ancient Chinese- This unit contains 3 lessons
for students to creatively engage with the ancient Chinese inventions
of the compass, wheelbarrow and kite.
Country / Two Systems- In this lesson, you will visit web sites that
will help you compare and evaluate the economic and political systems
of China and Hong Kong.
Cards From China- In this activity, students design a postcard from
- The Age of
Imperialism- "The Age of Imperialism" remains a work in progress.
CHINESE DRAGON: A Powerful Metaphor in Chinese Cultural History- This
web unit includes several lessons, classroom activities, a slide show,
as well as web and bibliographic links.
Chinese Family in the Twentieth Century- This unit of social history
examines Traditional Chinese Family Values, Revolutionary Chinese Family
Values (1950-1980) and Modern Chinese Family Values (1980-present).
- The Eyes of the
Empress: Women in Tang Dynasty China- Take advantage of the interest
in Disney's movie, Mulan, to create a China based curriculum unit. Here
are some links to help you get started!
- The Three
Doctrines & Legalism- Buddhist, Taoist, Confucianist, Legalist: How
would each behave when faced with the same problem?
Boys and Girls of China Lessons
- Worksheets on Chinese life.
All About China
- Lessons, worksheets
- Complete printables.