Confucianism Teacher Resources
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Confucianism in a Changing Society
A great lesson promotes thoughtful discussion, global perspectives, and links between economics and culture. Learners view four clips showing how Confucian teachings have shaped Chinese culture and how filial piety plays a role in China's economic and social development.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 22 Views 67 Downloads
AP Human Geography Comparative World Religions Project
The guidelines and graphic organizer of this resource are great tools for beginning a comparative religions project with your class! After completing an information sheet comparing six major world religions (Judaism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam), learners must then discuss the cultural diffusion of two of the religions in a brief essay.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Chinese Philosophies & Ethical Codes
Focusing primarily on Confucianism, these slides contrast the philosophies of India with those of China - and introduce the philosophies of Legalism and Daoism as well. Your world history lecture will come alive with the clear outlines of each belief system as well as familiar symbols such as the yin and yang.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 12 Views 74 Downloads
2000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius
John Green summarizes the ebb and flow of dynasties in 2000 years of ancient Chinese history up until the Chinese Revolution of 1911. He discusses the development and influence of the mandate of heaven, as well as an overview of Confucianism in the evolution of Chinese government and culture.
12 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Notes on Confucius and Confucianism
Note taking just got easier for your middle schoolers. They'll fill in the blanks and finish the sentences as they listen to or read information about Confucius. There are 12 statements to complete, two of which have multiple parts. A great way to help kids study for a test on Confucianism.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 14 Views 27 Downloads
Kabuki: The People's Dramatic Art
Discover the kabuki form of Japanese classical theater performance and its reflection of the historical evolution of Japanese government and culture. As the first dramatic performance form catering to the common people, kabuki is shaped by the basic tenets of Confucian philosophy and would later have a great effect on such artists as Van Gogh and Debussy.
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students examine the beliefs and history of the religion by studying mythology and sayings. They compare the beliefs of Confucian culture to American culture and share their information as class by an informal teacher lead discussion.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 68 Downloads
Four Folk Tales About HYO: The Confucian Tradition of Filial Piety
Young scholars explore the nuances of Confucianism. In this Korean society instructional activity, students complete jigsaw reading assignments on the Hyo. Young scholars compare their own reverence for parents to that described in the pieces about Korea.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 13 Downloads
Lesson Plan for Japan
The effect of cultural beliefs on the progress and industrialization of a society is an interesting idea to consider, and this is certainly true in this lesson on feudal Japan. Your young historians will read informational texts on samurai and their use of Bushido, and then discuss how perhaps these beliefs and those of China may have contributed to one country's superior advancements and industrialization.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 40 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Religion: Location, Diffusion, and Cultural Landscape
Clear and well-organized presentations are hard to come by. Luckily, here you'll find excellent information of the location, diffusion, and cultural landscape of each of the world's seven major religions. A truly helpful resource for covering material that could get quite complicated.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 46 Downloads
Confucianism: A Cornerstone
Studetns comprehend that confucianism is an important underlying philosophy permeating East Asian cultures. They also explore who Confucius was and what he taught, which helps them gain insight into East Asian cultures. Students comprehend that his teachings greatly influenced East Asia.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 39 Downloads
Confucianism: Actions Speak Louder Than Words
Students explore philosophy by answering study questions with classmates. In this Confucianism lesson, students identify some key quotations from Confucianism and define Taoism. Students discuss these philosophical concepts and complete a list of study questions.
6th - 8th Language Arts 18 Views 51 Downloads
New Review San Zi Jing (Three Character Classic)
Combine social studies, reading fluency practice, and an artistic project with a cross-curricular plan. Guided by the instructor, class members read translated Chinese verses aloud. Partners then each create a page for a class book based on the verses.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 11 Views 5 Downloads
Daoism and Confucianism: In the Balance
Students compare Chinese philosophies. In this religious beliefs lesson plan, students research primary and secondary web sites and non-fiction books and take notes to gain knowledge Daoism and Confucianism prior to creating a diamante poem beginning with Confucianism and ending with Daoism.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 9 Views 123 Downloads
Three Chinese Philosophies: Legalism, Confucianism, and Daoism
Seventh graders investigate Chinese philosophies. In this world history lesson, 7th graders explore the practice of Legalism, Confucianism, and Daoism and their effects on ancient Chinese culture.
7th Social Studies & History 27 Views 149 Downloads
The Impact of Neo-Confucianism on Women: The Duties and Obligations of the Confucian Wife
Students examine the Confucian Transformation of Korea. In this Korean history lesson, students research the roles and duites of women in Korea . Students use their research findings as they participate in a debate.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Learn from the Past
Students explore Confucianism. In this philosophy lesson, students read the writings of Confucius and discover the meaning behind them. Students answer critical thinking questions and search the internet for additional information.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Confucianism: Have Respect
Learners explore human psychology by researching the teachings of Confucius. In this philosophical ideals lesson, students read quotes and stories based around the life of the famous Chinese leader. Learners answer discussion questions based on the philosophy of Confucius.
5th - 7th Language Arts 16 Views 21 Downloads
Confucianism: Overlook Small Faults
Students explore philosophy by answering study questions in class. In this Confucius lesson, students read several theories and stories from Ancient China and identify the themes within them. Students answer study questions based on their philosophical insights.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 11 Views 19 Downloads
An Age of Empires Rome and Han China: 753B.C.E.- 600C.E.
You could use this resource in so many ways. There are 55 text and image-rich slides, each providing clear and easy-to-follow information on both the Han and Roman Empires. Life, urbanization, military, women's roles, society, politics and expansion are totally covered.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 14 Downloads