This is a great slideshow to show elementary students at the beginning of a unit on China or Chinese art and culture. It puts the country in perspective for K-5 students and gives them an overview on some of the highlights of China. This download comes with the slideshow in BOTH a PowerPoint and PDF version.
This slideshow includes:
a map of China
pictures of the different kinds of landscapes
examples of the Mandarin Chinese language
interesting things in China: chopsticks, ping-pong, martial arts
places to visit: The Great Wall of China, Forbidden City
what "Made in China" means
"Are fortune cookies from China?"
examples of arts and crafts: pottery, jade carving, bronzes, calligraphy and ink painting, screens, Terracotta Army
things invented in China
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