ERIC Number: ED405727
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Chinese Language and Culture Curriculum: Teacher's Manual [and] Student Activity Book.
Soh, Yong-Kian; And Others
This curriculum is designed to introduce Chinese language and culture in the elementary grades, and consists of a teacher's manual and student activity book. The teacher's guide consists of an introductory section, which outlines the rationale, objectives, suggested teaching techniques and materials, and language and culture content of the curriculum, and a series of 15 instructional units. The units contain suggested instructional objectives and materials, procedures for classroom activities, song lyrics, visual aids, and extension activities. Unit topics include: China's land and people; where the Chinese live; introducing oneself; greetings; friends; Chinese geography; daily life in China; numbers; the Lunar New Year; family; games and social activities; the household and locating items; colors; clothing; and health and illness. Contains several reference lists and bibliographies. The student activity book contains readings, visual aids, and exercises. (MSE)
Descriptors: Chinese, Chinese Culture, Class Activities, Conversational Language Courses, Course Content, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Guides, Daily Living Skills, Elementary Education, FLES, Foreign Countries, Games, Geography, Holidays, Instructional Materials, Interpersonal Communication, Lesson Plans, Number Systems, Orthographic Symbols, Second Language Instruction, Second Languages, Sociocultural Patterns, Songs, Teaching Guides, Visual Aids
Thomas L. Hansen, Intermediate and Secondary Support, Illinois State Board of Education, N-242, 100 North First Street, Springfield, IL 62777-0001; telephone: 217-782-2826.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: N/A