Students compare Chinese zodiac symbols with western astrology signs. They read about the importance of calligraphy in Asian cultures and then practice their own calligraphy using a computer program. They discuss Asian American author interviews.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Teaching Through Kamishibai and The Art of Chinese Calligraphy
Young learners discover kamishibai, a popular Japanese storytelling art, and explore how these Japanese folktales illustrate the country's cultural themes and values through discussion and storyboarding.
2nd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture
Packed with a wealth of information about African-Americans of note, this packet, and the links it provides to other resources, could be used as is for a month-long study of Black history or to supplement lessons already in your curriculum.
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Asian America: Heritage Experience
Learners of all ages read and discuss books about Asian America. In this Asian-America lesson plan, different books for every age group are listed and various teaching strategies are suggested. Great tips cover virtually every grade level!
K - 12th English Language Arts
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Clever calligraphy has been a part of art and expression for hundreds of years. Swish, swirl, and experiment with zoomorphic calligraphy, commonly practiced by Turkish Muslims. An imbedded video and images will act as a model for...
K - 5th Social Studies & History
Lions, Dragons, and Nian: Animals of the Chinese New Year
Students examine the major differences between earstern and western dragons and their association with the Chinese New Year. They view and discuss a video, read New Year poems, explore various websites, and create a lion mask.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History