East Asia and The World: Past and Present

Sponsored by the Tennessee Geographic Alliance, The National Consortium for Teaching About Asia (NCTA), and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Asia Program.

Twenty outstanding Tennessee and North Georgia middle and high school teachers interested in exploring the historical and contemporary interactions of China, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan—both within Asia and with non-Asian nationsparticipated in this professional development program. Eighteen teachers completed the program and created a total of thirty-four East Asia-related lesson plans for their classes—a final requirement of teachers in order to complete the program—which are available for download below.

 

Katherine Coblentz

East Lake Academy of Fine Art. Hixson, TN, Visual Art, 6th-8th

Bamboo Painting Lesson

Asian Calligraphy Lesson 

 

Jane Hill

Ooltewah Middle School, Ooltewah, TN, World History 7th

Genghis Khan: Hero or Villain?

Comparing and Contrasting Ancient China's 3 Religions

Supplements:

Student Resource #1-10 Things You May Not Know About Genghis Khan

Student Resource #2-40 Facts about Genghis Khan

Student Resource #3-Genghis Khan Bio

Student Resource #4-Genghis Khan Encyclopedia Britannica

Genghis Khan Positive and Negative T-bar Worksheet

Genghis Khan's Personality Source

Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire PowerPoint Lesson

China's Three Religions Comparison T-bar Worksheet

Triple Venn Diagram Template Worksheet

 

Leah Huguenin

Berean Academy, Hixson, TN, World History and Geography, 6th, ELA 9th-12th

The Chinese Connection to the European Holocaust

Tokugawa Japan and Commodore Matthew Perry of the United States

 

Mary Lynn Jones

Dalton Middle School, Dalton, GA, Social Studies 7th (Regular, Advanced, and Special Ed)

Asia Religions Explained (multi-part lesson)

Supplements

Asia Religions Explained Resources

Asia Religion Notes

Information on Asia Religions

Videos on Buddhism

Videos on Confucianism

Videos on Hinduism

Videos on Shintoism

 

Mindy Kelley

Rockwood Middle School, Rockwood, TN, 7th Grade Social Studies

Comparing Chinese Dynasties

East Asian Countries and Landforms

Supplement

Pearson China Map

 

Trish King

Girls’ Preparatory School, Chattanooga, TN, Global Cultures, 6th

By Order of the Emperor: Japanese Occupied Korea

100 Views of Edo

 

Carol Labor

Ooltewah Middle School, Ooltewah, TN, Social Studies, 6th

China Early Dynasties

The Influence of Confucius

 

Abigail McMillan

Red Bank High School, Red Bank, TN, US History, 11th and 12th

America and China in the Cold War

Japanese Internment During World War II

 

Wendy Morgan

LFO High School, Fort Oglethorpe, GA, 9th-12th Art I, AP Art History

Propaganda: Mao’s Selfie

Philosophical Landscaping during the Song Dynasty 

Supplements:

Mao Propaganda Quiz

Mao Propaganda Worksheet

Map of China Featuring Anyuan

Song Dynasty Quiz

 

AnnaLouise Haynes Myers

Normal Park Museum Magnet, Chattanooga, TN, Visual Art, 4th-8th

Hokusai and Forces in Nature

Masks of the Beijing Opera

Supplements:

Masks of the Beijing Opera Exhibit Label

Masks of the Beijing Opera Assessment Rubric

 

David Paris

East Hamilton High, Hixson, TN, US History, Comparative Religions, Contemporary Issues, 9th-12th

The Korean War (2-lessons)

 

Sarah C. Plumb

The Cohn Learning Center, Nashville, TN, US History, Government, and Economics, 9th-12th

China Becomes a Republic

Opium War

Supplements

China Becomes A Republic Student Handout

Opium War Student Handout

 

Shawn Pritchett

North Murray High School, Chatsworth, GA, World History Honors 9th, 10th, 12th

Impact of Confucianism on Chinese Culture

Impact of Tokugawa/Qing rules on Japan and China

 

Kelli Solock

Ooltewah Middle School, Ooltewah, TN. English Language Arts, 7th

Comparing and Contrasting Japanese Literature

Finding Theme With Haiku Poems

 

Kathryn Stuckey

Smyrna Middle School, Smryna, TN, World History 7th Grade

Contributions of the Ming Dynasty

Life During Nara Japan

Supplements

Contributions of the Ming Dynasty Article 1

Contributions of the Ming Dynasty Article 2

Contributions of the Ming Dynasty Worksheet

Life in Nara PowerPoint

 

Krystal Thompson

Chattanooga Charter School of Excellence, Chattanooga, TN, General Education, 2nd Grade

Traditional Culture Japan

China: Paper Writing and Calligraphy Lesson

 

Julia Wenzel-Huguley

Bellevue Middle Pre, Nashville, TN, 7th Grade ELA & Social Studies

Song Dynasty Growth and Change

Contributions to the World: China

Supplements

Exit Ticket Day 1

Information Chart Day 1

 

Maranda Wilkinson

North Middle School, Winchester, TN, World History and Geography, 7th

Japan: A Religion Comparison

Jigsaw Fab 4 Chinese Inventions

Supplements

Japan: A Religion Comparison Graphic Organizer

Japan: A Religion Comparison Reciprocal Teaching Adaptation

Japan: A Religion Comparison Text Excerpts

Fab 4 Chinese Inventions PowerPoint

Fab 4 Chinese Inventions Jigsaw

Fab 4 Chinese Inventions Printed Resources