ERIC Number: ED460874
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Echoes of China.
Chang, Pei-lan Li; Chao, Johanna T.; Chao, Yenshew Lynn; Chin, Ai-li S.; Hsieh, Charlotte Sheau-mann; Sun, Paul P.; Swartz, Leslie M.; Wang, Theresa; Wu, Fa Y.
This curriculum guide is developed to accompany 7 Chinese Cultural Heritage kits for use in intermediate and middle school classrooms. The units in this guide may be used with or without the accompanying kits. When appropriate, units include: objectives, introductory information, suggested presentation sequence, activity instruction, evaluation instruments, supplementary activities, and bibliographic information. Each unit also presents the student text. Units are: (1) "Jia, Chinese-American Families," a look at diversity in Chinese American culture; (2) "China and Her Land," examines geographic concepts; (3) "Travels with Marco Polo: Life in 13th Century China," presents an illustration of China during the Song Dynasty as seen in the 13th century scroll painting Spring Festival on the River. Paining, calligraphy, and aesthetic principles are studied in (4) "Fine and Folk Arts of China." The joys and sorrows of Chinese are expressed in (5) "Chinese Celebrations." Protection from natural disasters and the selection of house sites are topics discussed in (6) "Chinese Architecture." Five popular games are introduced in "Chinese Games." (MM)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art, Art Activities, Art Education, Chinese Americans, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Enrichment Activities, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Greater Boston Chinese Cultural Association, MA.
Identifiers - Location: China