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Chinese Folklore

Learn more about Chinese folklore and cultural heritage from information about the First Emperor to the symbolism behind the Chinese Dragon. Includes eThemes resources on Cultures from Around the World, Continent: Asia, Country: China, and Ancient Civilizations: China.


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Learn all about Ancient China from the people/places/festivals to daily life/culture to philosophies/religion. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Learn about the symbolism behind the dragon in Chinese culture. NOTE: The reading level is for older students. NOTE: This site includes ads. NOTE: This site includes links to discussion boards. (forums, message boards, etc.)
Learn about the nine types of dragons in the Chinese culture, and how they have traditionally been represented. NOTE: This site has a link to a guestbook.
This unit of study incorporates a study of Chinese culture into literature, art, social studies and writing.
Learn about the different cultures from around the world. Find out the traditions, holidays, languages, folktales, and mythology. Discover what each nation brings to the culture of the United States. Includes photographs, games, video, and audio. There are links to the eThemes Resources on Crafts: Around the World, Native American culture, European and African heritage in Missouri, and more.
Learn about the continent of Asia and its many countries. There are maps, country flags, photographs, and facts about Asian culture. Includes recipes for Asian dishes and instructions for craft activities. There are links to eThemes Resources on several individual Asian countries.
Learn about China's geography, language, culture, food, and history. Take a virtual tour of the Great Wall or view numerous photographs of Chinese people and places. Try writing Chinese characters or listen to audio files of Chinese word pronunciations. Includes many craft and classroom activities, plus interactive quizzes. There are sites for students of all ages. Includes eThemes resources on ancient civilizations of China and panda bears.
Learn about ancient China. On these sites, you can read about the daily life, history, dynasties, inventions, and celebrations of the oldest continuous civilization on earth. See Chinese art, view the Great Wall, visit the terracotta army of Emperor Qin, or read about Confucius and Chinese women as warriors.

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