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The Ethics of Outsourcing to China
After viewing clips from a documentary on factory work in China and US outsourcing, learners have a fishbowl discussion. They work in groups to build both personal points of view and strong arguments on the effects of outsourcing in China. This lesson includes excellent resources and wonderful discussion questions intended to engage learners in building an economic and global perspective of US business overseas.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 91 Views 322 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
New Review Ancient China
From China's physical geography and earliest beginnings of civilization to the Qin and Han dynasties, here is a nicely designed worksheet on ancient China, which includes a graphic organizer and timeline to summarize the reading material.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History 52 Views 35 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Ancient China: Introduction, Map
What a great resource for introducing your youngsters to the world of ancient China and the earliest stages of its timeline. Included are creative ideas for organizing your room, as well as an engaging lesson, anticipatory set, and map assignment.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 36 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Imperial China: Qin to Ming Dynasties
Looking for a way to supplement a unit on ancient China or world cultures? Look no further than this presentation, which combines rich information with entertaining pictures of Chinese artifacts. China's glorious dynasties provide a vivid background to the country's hardships, including war with Genghis Khan and imposed social customs (foot-binding is featured with gruesome reality).
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 35 Views 170 Downloads
Geography and Culture of China
Take out a map, a paper, a ruler, and those coveted colored pencils for a instructional activity on Chinese culture and geography. This is a multifaceted approach to basic geography skills that incorporate story telling, class discussion, primary source analysis, map skills, and poetry to convey concepts of culture and geography pertaining to Chinese history.
7th Social Studies & History 22 Views 48 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 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 68 Downloads
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
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 15 Views 28 Downloads
NCSS Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan 2009
Construct a personal journey time-line. First, learners explore the travels of Tweega, the giraffe, in the book Chee-Lin, A Giraffe's Journey by James Rumford. Then they compare and contrast regions in the story and reflect on their own life.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 24 Downloads
Great Wall of China
Students investigate the construction of the Great Wall of China. For this Chinese history lesson, students research print and Internet sources about the contributions of the Qin, Han, Tang, and Ming Dynasties. Students use their findings to create a television news magazine story on the history of the Great Wall and those who built it.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 23 Views 78 Downloads
China Overview: A Brief History of Chinese Dynasties
Sometimes all you need is a quick reminder and a brief outline to help put information in order. Present your class with an outline of the major accomplishments, individuals, and culture that marked each of China's ten Dynasties. This is a great resource for review, introduction, or as part of a larger unit.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 33 Views 134 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
Modern Marco Polos: Searching for China
Students conduct Internet research to determine information about China's laws, government, philosophy, architecture, inventions, calendar and language. Students create a web site about ancient China and how it has influenced world history.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 14 Views 31 Downloads
The Legacies of Africa and China
Seventh graders analyze the contributions of early civilizations in Africa and China. In this world history lesson, 7th graders research Internet and print sources regarding scientific and cultural attributes of Africa and China. Students present their research findings using presentation tools of their choosing.
7th Social Studies & History 4 Views 28 Downloads
China 2 - Confucius and His Teachings
Sixth graders research through textbooks and other readings to gather information about the spread of Buddhism. In this China and Confucius lesson students discuss yin and yang and design a yin-yang kite. Students take notes on key information.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 12 Downloads
Sixth graders study ancient China. In this ancient China lesson set, 6th graders follow directions to label a world map with countries, water bodies, and travel routes. They participate in a lecture on Confucius, research the Great Wall, Buddhism, Genghis Khan and Kublai Khan.
6th Social Studies & History 84 Views 254 Downloads