ERIC Number: ED116984
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching About the People's Republic of China: A Guide for Ninth Grade Social Studies, Part 1. Whose Perception? How to Use this Guide; Looking at the Past to Better Understand the Present; The Message: the Ways It Is Conveyed.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Secondary Curriculum Development.
This guide, part 1 of a two-part publication, contains resource units on Chinese history and culture which can be used with 9th-grade students. The materials and activities, gathered by American secondary-school teachers who visited China in 1973, are intended to provide a pattern for an elective course or supplementary material for regular social studies courses. Suggested teaching techniques include readings, classroom discussion, media, research, and class reports. The resource units teach the following topics: Three Views of the Recent History of China: The Maoist View, an American (Non-Maoist View), and the Nationalist View; Chinese Revolutionary Art--The Message through the Chinese Picture-Books; The Message through Chinese Paper Cuts; The Message through Revolutionary Opera; The Message through Revolutionary Songs; and The Message through Propaganda Posters. Teacher background material, student objectives, teaching methods, discussion questions, and classroom materials are provided for each unit. Additional print and media resource materials are cited. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian Studies, Chinese Culture, Class Activities, Elective Courses, Grade 9, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Literature, Music, Propaganda, Questioning Techniques, Resource Materials, Resource Units, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teacher Developed Materials
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Secondary Curriculum Development.
Identifiers - Location: China