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Banpo Village: Gone, But Not Forgotten

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Description: As a renowned scholar of neolithic society, you have received the exciting opportunity through the Chinese Ministry of Culture to compete in the Battle of the Scholars in discovering the mysteries of one of the most important finds of the late 20th century. You will be using your skills to explain the meaning behind the cultural artifacts and physical remains found at Banpo neolithic village site near Xi'an, China. Standard 6.6.1

Author: Tim Nguyen, Moreno Valley High School

Lesson ID: 120

In Celebration of the Silk Road

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Description: In this activity you will travel the Silk Road, the world's first "Internet," in search of artifacts -- but first you and your team mates must qualify for a dig permit. Standards 6.6.7, 7.2.5 and 7.3.4

Author: Gail Desler, Pleasant Valley Middle School

Lesson ID: 558

Attitudes Towards Nature in Daoist Art

Description: This short lesson plan helps students understand the difference between how many Westerners view nature versus how many Chinese (particularly Daoists and the literati) felt about the natural world around them. This lesson plan uses Chinese poems and landscape paintings as primary resources in a slideshow linked from the lesson site. Standard 6.6.3

Author: Jean Johnson, Ask Asia

Lesson ID: 1562

Building an Empire: Mapping China

Description: Students understand China and its geography by creating travel brochures for China's nine distinct regions. Groups then combine their brochures into a bulletin board map of China, discussing commonalities and distinctive features. They answer the questions: * What have been key issues for the Chinese, given the vastness and diversity of land? * How have variations in landforms and climate affected Chinese throughout history? And today? Standards 6.6.2

Author: Joan Arno, Joan Barnatt, and Nancy-Jo Hereford., AskAsia

Lesson ID: 1580

Ch'in (Qin) Dynasty & Debate on Censorship

Description: Qin (also called Ch'in) Dynasty lasted about 15 years, but a great deal happened. This Emporer readied China to be pulled together as one country. He brought the end of the feudal system and caused the building of the First Great Wall. He also standardized money and created a system of measurement. One of the things that Emporer Chin did, on the advice of his advisors, was to order all the writings and teachings of Confucius to be burned. In addition he ordered the burning of any book that did not deal with math, reading oracles, science, or his history. These book burnings, were among the first recorded attempts at censorship. You and your classmates will use the rules of formal debate to evaluate the policies of the Qin dynasty. Standard 6.6.5

Author: Don Donn

Lesson ID: 200

Chinese Caligraphy

Description: Understand Chinese characters or ideograms and how they represent words and ideas and not individual letters. Try to make phrases or sentences using the Chinese character chart as a guide. Standards 6.6.1, 6.6.3, 6.6.4, 6.6.5, 6.6.6, 6.6.7, and 6.6.8

Author: China: Dim Sum

Lesson ID: 210

Confucius Says

Description: Students read sayings by Confucius and examine the consequences of Confucian ideas about women on the cultures of China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. Standard 6.6.3, 6.6.4, and 7.3.3

Author: Lyn Reese, Women in World History Project

Lesson ID: 251

Daily Life in Ancient China Let's find out!

Description: Learn about Taoism with Winnie-the-Pooh! Explore daily life in 4 different Chinese dynasties. Meet weird emperors like Hu the Tiger! Read things written in B.C. times! For those in a hurry, just click on the Cheat Sheet, for a very quick look at 11,000 years of ancient Chinese history! Welcome to ancient China! Standard 6.6.1

Author: Don and Lin Donn

Lesson ID: 282

Great Wall of China

Description: Learn about the history of the building of this famous landmark. Then make a classroom model of the Great Wall and conduct an interview of someone who has visited the site in modern times. Standards 6.6.6 and 6.6.7


Lesson ID: 477

Magic Brocade: A Tale of China

Description: Learn about China's beautiful silk brocade fabrics and ancient weaving traditions through this Readers' Theatre version of the children's story The Magic Brocade: A Tale of China. Standards 6.6.7 and 7.3.1

Author: Aaron Shepard

Lesson ID: 684

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