CHINA: Discovering China Bundle

CHINA: Discovering China Bundle
CHINA: Discovering China Bundle
CHINA: Discovering China Bundle
CHINA: Discovering China Bundle
CHINA: Discovering China Bundle
CHINA: Discovering China Bundle
CHINA: Discovering China Bundle
CHINA: Discovering China Bundle
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Enrich your study of China—and save 20%— with the Discovering China Bundle, which includes an introductory book, two posters with a study guide, and four cross-curricular activities.

Resources Included:

  • Snapshots of China introduces the location, national flag, cultural symbols, and landmarks of China, along with common phrases in Chinese.

Two 11 x 17 Inch Photo Posters:

  • Symbols of China illustrates six cultural symbols.
  • Tastes of China features six well-known Chinese foods.
  • The Poster Study Guide includes descriptions of each poster’s photos and can be used a research or writing starter.

Four Cross-Curricular Activities:

  • How Long Is the Great Wall? is a great critical thinking exercise that compares the length of the Great Wall to various other landmarks and geographic features.
  • Mapping China also targets critical thinking skills as children follow written directions to complete the map/answer the questions.
  • Ming Dynasty Vases adds creative expression to your study of China with a vase template that children use to draw original designs.
  • The Terra-Cotta Army is a fill-in-the-blank activity that develops reading strategies, including using context clues to find the meaning of a word.

Chinese Phrases: (includes phonetic pronunciations)

hello/ni hao, goodbye/zaijain, please/qing, thank you/xiexie, yes/shi, no/meyiou

Geographic Vocabulary (Locations and Landmarks):

Asia, Beijing, Great Wall of China, Forbidden City Palace, Mount Everest, Shanghai, Tibet, Xi’an, Yangtze River

Additional Vocabulary Words and Phrases:

archaeologist, bamboo, billion, Chinese dragon, chopsticks, dim sum, emperor, kiln, Lantern Festival, manmade, ping pong, terra-cotta

Targeted Skills:

  • Building content-area literacy in social studies
  • Promoting respect and appreciation for cultural differences
  • Identifying important landmarks and traditions of China
  • Using a map
  • Creating original artistic designs
  • Introducing the Chinese language
  • Critical thinking skills of comparing, contrasting, and analysis
  • Using research materials
  • Reading fluency and comprehension

Sample Pages: Please see the preview for sample pages from the book and activity pages. To view additional images from the Snapshots book, click on the individual title listing below. NOTE: The activities and poster resources are only available in the two bundle sets.

Technical Info: The resources are in PDF format, combined into a single zip file, and illustrated with original, high-resolution images and/or photographs.

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Bundle and Save: The materials in the Discovering China Bundle are included—at a savings of 25%—in the Exploring the Culture of China Bundle, a super set of resources that also contains a Chinese counting book, a mini-coloring book about Chinese color names, and a book, poster, and study guide about Chinese New Year.

Related Resources:

Chinese New Year (Book and Poster Pack)

China: Snapshots of China

Chinese: Learn to Count in Chinese

Chinese: Our Colorful World in Chinese

Seven Wonders of the Modern World

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