Chinese Studies–QINGMING Festival

在“清明”这个主题,学生们学习了清明节的来历,了解了清明节是中国人思念故人的重要节日。在清明前后,要扫墓、植树、踏青、放风筝、吃青团。最后,大家为风筝涂上艳丽的色彩,期待风筝在蓝天中高飞。

In the theme of Qingming festival”,  students will learn the history of the Qing Ming festival also known as Tomb Sweeping Day ,an important day to show respects to ancestors. On this day, people are known to preform tomb-sweeping, planting of trees, fly a kite, enjoy spring outings and eat sweet green rice rolls. Towards the end of this unit, students will construct and fly a kite with bright colours in the blue sky.

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”.

Chinese culture – Art Life

中国文化——艺术生活

在“艺术生活”这一主题,同学们欣赏了不同字体的书法作品,聆听了优美的古乐,了解了色彩艳丽的金山农民画。十一月份,学生们将去金山农民画村参观活动,绘制自己的金山农民画。 通过一系列的活动,同学们更全面地感受到了中国文化的艺术气息。

Chinese culture – Art Life

In the theme of “Art of Life”, the students appreciate calligraphy in different styles, listen to Chinese ancient music and get to know colorful Jin Shan Folk Painting. In November, the students will visit the Jin Shan Folk Painting village and draw a Jin Shan Folk Painting. Through a series of activities, the students fully feel the Chinese art culture.

Chinese Studies–Chinese Valentine’s Day

七夕:

在五年级的中国研习课上,学生们正在学习“七夕节”这一内容。通过学习,学生们不但了解了七夕节的习俗和传说,还相互“赛巧”,进行了夹弹珠游戏,体验了七夕游戏的乐趣。

In Y5 Chinese Studies lesson, students are learning Qixi Festival. They are not only learning the customs and legend of the Qixi Festival, but also having chance to play “Clip Marbles”, which makes students experience the fun of the Qixi game.