Images of China
Students examine the Chinese poem "The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter" by Li Po while comparing the different ways of "reading" an artwork in order to understand the differences between Chinese and American painting.
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Lesson: Urban China: Contemporary China
The urbanization and consumerism of modern China is the hot topic up for critical analysis. Kids view a series of photographs that specifically describe Chinese modernization, urbanization, consumerism, and waste. They discuss each...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Zoom-In: Boxer Rebellion in China
Students explore the History of China by analyzing images. In this Boxer rebellion lesson, students define the impact of the Industrial Revolution on China and define the group known as "Boxers." Students view an image in a PowerPoint...
8th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts
China's Rising Labor Movement
Young historians will explore the complex causes and effects of industrialization in China by perusing the numerous articles included in this webpage. Throughout the resource, there are many writing and discussion prompts to help direct...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Meet a Creature From Ancient China
Students view an image of a Chinese chimera and complete a chart describing what they see and understand about the creature. They compare funerary customs today to those of ancient China. They compile a list of items that might be...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
China: Creating a Hand-Made Hanging Scroll with a Chinese Landscape
Students view and discuss a variety of landscape paintings. Then they develop their Chinese painting skills by creating paintings using Chinese paint brushes. Then they create a traditional Chinese landscape painting on a hanging scroll.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts