ELEMENTARY RESOURCES
CHINA JAPAN KOREA VIETNAM
Geography LANGUAGE Culture History Science Math Literature Art & Crafts Drama & Music
Calligraphy

The Chinese Language [Asia for Educators]
This overview of the Chinese language, both spoken and written, includes an introductory reading for teachers; a pronunciation guide to Mandarin Chinese; and a reading about the history, pronunciation, and writing system of the Chinese language.

Chinese Calligraphy [Asia for Educators]
This introduction includes a reading discussing the various styles, techniques, and materials of Chinese calligraphy; two calligraphy exercises for the classroom; and discussion questions.

Place Names

Appreciating Chinese Place Names [Asia for Educators]
An explanation of Chinese place names.

Numbers

Count in Chinese! [Asia Society]
An illlustrated guide to counting in Chinese from 1 to 12.

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