ERIC Number: ED349230
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Journey to China: Activities for Elementary Students.
Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education.
Ten lessons designed to introduce elementary students to China are featured in this document. The lessons are aimed at second through fourth grade, but they also include follow-up activities for kindergarten through sixth grade and are easily adapted to a given grade level. The lessons also are designed to incorporate elements and skills associated with a wide range of disciplines. The 10 lessons are: (1) A day with Li Mingbao, (2) Finding the way in China, (3) What is your Chinese name? (4) Games Chinese children play, (5) Three Chinese inventions, (6) Let's cook Chinese food, (7) Learning with Chinese money, (8) Stories from Chinese proverbs, (9) Chinese paper cuts, and (10) Conclusion. An opening story, slides, activities, and follow-up lessons that introduce students to aspects of Chinese culture and daily life comprise the unit. (DB)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Skill Development, Social Studies, Teaching Methods
SPICE--Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education, Littlefield Center, Room 14, 300 Lasuen Street, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-5013 ($22.95, includes slides for the unit).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education.
Note: The China Project.