ERIC Number: ED350215
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Values in Conflict: Literature on China's Youth. High School and Junior College.
Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education.
This unit, designed for use with high school and community college students, features a collection of literature about youths and young adults in contemporary China. Consisting of eight lessons, lessons 1 to 3 are introductory activities relating to Chinese youths and values. Lesson 4 presents excerpts from a Chinese collection of 100 life profiles; the four personalities chosen here reflect different experiences and outlooks on life. Lessons 5 and 6 introduce students to short stories by well-known contemporary Chinese writers. Lesson 7 and 8 present plays written by U.S. teachers. The unit concludes with a review and evaluation section that is appropriate for use in a variety of courses including those dealing with China, literature, values, youth, and social change. (DB)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Chinese Culture, Cultural Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture, High Schools, Literature, Social Change, Two Year Colleges, Units of Study, Values, Youth
Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education (SPICE), Littlefield Center, Room 14, 300 Lasuen Street, Stanford, CA 94305-5013 ($16.95).
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.
Identifiers: China; Chinese Literature; Chinese People
Note: The China Project.