Oh, Laozi! What do you mean? Students translate Taoism's founder!
This Laozi and Taoism lesson is included in the large Ancient China Unit, located here:
Ancient China Unit!
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In this fun and hands-on activity, students analyze 8 different quotes stated by Laozi (Lao Tzu) that get to the core of his beliefs and the beliefs of Taoism!
These quotes form the basis of the philosophy Taoism, also known as Daoism! Students interpret each of the 8 quotes, then translate them to understand "what Laozi meant" with his words!
Once finished, students create three of their own quotes that describe their values and opinions about life!
Tons of fun!
This resource includes a paper in-class version and a 1:1 Google compatible version to be used in conjunction with Google Classroom. Just follow the included instructions for how to access the Google version, then share the resource through Google or assign via Google Classroom. This will allow students to type directly into the document!
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