China: An Introduction to the Art, Culture, Sights, and Food

China: An Introduction to the Art, Culture, Sights, and Food

Can be used for K – 6th, Homeschool
Mostly used with 3rd students.

Includes: PDF, 29 pages

This slideshow helps elementary students quickly learn about famous landmarks, food, art, and the culture of China. This slideshow can be used at the start of any unit on China. You can also print the slideshow and make a book of it for student research. You will also find 4 questions at the bottom of the slideshow that can be used to review the information students have learned.

This PDF file is not editable. This slideshow can be opened in the TPT Education software to add, delete or modify pages. For your students, I created a free EASEL activity that they can use to answer questions, highlight and circle important points, and write about the lessons they learned. This is included in the download.

This slideshow includes:

a map of China

popular foods

pictures of the different kinds of landscapes

panda bears

traditional clothing

examples of the Mandarin Chinese language

interesting things in China: chopsticks, ping-pong, martial arts

Chinese New Year

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

See more of my lessons about world cultures here.

Additional resources about Asia:

India: An Introduction to the Art, Culture, Sights, and Food

Japan: An Introduction to the Art, Culture, Sights, and Food

South Korea: An Introduction to the Art, Culture, Sights, and Food

Thailand: An Introduction to the Art, Culture, Sights, and Food

great resource

This resource was rich and engaging for my students. My school hosted an International/Cultural night and in preparation for it, my students learned everything they could about China. They were like sponges, taking in every detail.

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