Chinese Studies—Chinese New Year

在“中国新年”这一主题中,五年级学生们了解了中国春节和元宵节的传统习俗。在中国节日歌曲《恭喜恭喜》和《卖元宵》的歌声中,同学们期待着即将到来的中国新年。

In Y5 Chinese Studies, the students learned the theme, “Chinese New Year”. They learned the traditional customs of Chinese New Year and Lantern Festival. Singing the Chinese festival songs, students are looking forward to the Chinese New Year.

Chinese Studies–QIN SHI HUANG

秦始皇 The First Emperor of Qin

我们学习了“秦始皇”这一主题。学生们通过学习了解了秦始皇的生平,并评价了这位中国第一位皇帝的功过。学生们还亲自动手挖掘了兵马俑模型,体验了一把考古的乐趣。

We have learned the topic of “the First Emperor of Qin”. Students learned about Qin Shi Huang’s life and appraised his merits and demerits objectively. Students also tried to excavate the model of the terracotta warriors by themselves, which let them experience the joy of archaeology.

Chinese Studies–Silk Road

在“丝绸之路”这一主题中,五年级学生们学习了张骞出使西域的历史故事,了解了丝绸之路的大致路线,通过课堂讨论,理解了丝绸之路在中国外交与经济贸易方面的重要意义。

In Y5 Chinese Studies lesson, students learned the theme of “The Silk Road”. Students have read the historical story which is called “Zhang Qian’s Mission to the Western Regions.” They not only knew about the route of the Silk Road, but also understood the significance of the Silk Road in the China’s diplomatic and economic trade.

 

Chinese Studies–Loyalty and Brave

在“忠”“勇”这一主题,同学们了解了“忠”的含义,学习了中国古代英雄岳飞“精忠报国”的故事;同时通过制作《完璧归赵》连环画,理解了“智勇双全”的内涵。

In our “Loyalty” and “Brave” theme, students now understand the meaning of “Loyalty” and what it means to be “Loyal to your country and the sacrifices we make for our motherland. They have studied the story of the ancient Chinese hero ——Yue Fei.  Children have also made comic books, understanding what it takes to be both “intelligent and courageous”.