Bible: Read the Major Prophets          

Reading List:

Daughter of China by C. Hope Flinchbaugh (high school) - Write narrative on book

The Korean Cinderella by Shirley Climo (elementary)

Lon PoPo: A Red Riding Hood Story from China by Ed Young (elementary)

The Star Fisher by Laurence Yep (upper elementary and high school)    

Resource List:

Abeka History Texts

The Timetables of History by Bernard Grun

The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia

The Adventures of Marco Polo, Part 1 by Mike Edwards, National Geographic May 2001

Marco Polo in China, Part II by Mike Edwards, National Geographic June 2001

China's Gold Coast by Mike Edwards, National Geographic March 1997

Hong Kong by Mike Edwards, National Geographic March 1997

China's Unknown Gobi by Donovan Webster, National Geographic January 2002

Japan's Imperial Palace by Robert M. Poole, National Geographic January 2001

Writing Assignments:

Summary paragraph on the ancient Hwang Ho Civilization

Summary paragraphs on Genghis Khan and Marco Polo. Include graphics.

Comparison and contrast paper on Lao-tse and Confucius

Summary paragraph on the Boxer Rebellion.

Summary paragraph and pictures about the tragedy at Tiananmen Square.

Research paper on Hiroshima. Include pictures and aftermath with information on how General Douglas MacArthur fit into the picture.

Summary paper on the Korean War.

Research paper on the Vietnam War.

Table of Contents for this unit for portfolio

Research Graphics and Worksheets:

Missionary Report on William Burns, Hudson Taylor, Robert Morrison, John and Betty Stam, Townsend Harris, Jonathan Goble, and Neesima

Asian Country Graphic

China Dynasty Charts

Communist Versus Freedom Chart

Asia Gate Shape Book (for elementary)

Buddha Shape Book (for elementary)

Article Review on National Geographic Articles mentioned in resources

Asia Information Cards


Taoism, Confucianism, Great Wall of China, Great Silk Road, China Inland Missionary, Boxer Rebellion, shoguns, daimios, samurai, rickshaw, Treaty of Amity and Commerce, Meiji, V-J Day, Straits Settlement, kimono, pagoda, genocide        


Scrapbook on the Great Wall of China

Sample page of Chinese Writing and Summary Statement

Scrapbook page on Shinto

Scrapbook page on Shoguns and samurai warriors

Drawing or paper doll creation of an traditional kimono wardrobe

Write a summary paragraph about the art of origami and create an origami piece of art.

Create a Dragon Hat to celebrate a Chinese New Year (elementary)

Create a Non la Hat of the type the Vietnamese wear (elementary)

Divider page for India section of portfolio   


Watch ballet of Madame Butterfly

Field Trips:

Eat at a Chinese restaurant and compare with foods Americans typically eat

Timeline Characters/Events:

Hwang Ho Civilization, Shang Dynasty, Chou Dynasty, Lao-tse, Confucious, Ch-in Dynasty, Han Dynasty, Shih Huang Ti, Great Wall of China, Genghis Khan, Yuan Dynasty, Marco Polo, Kublai Khan, Mi'ng Dynasty, Ch'ing Dynasty, Boxer Rebellion, Dr. Sun Yet-sen, Republic of China, Chlang Kai-shek, People's Republic of China, Tiananmen Square Massacre, General Douglas MacArthur, and Albert Einstein   


Read History text on Asia and outline chapter

Write out questions in review and answer with complete sentences.

Study ancient Asia to more current history of the country.          


Complete map of Asia, including all land features, early civilizations, and major towns.


List contributions of Asia to the world.

Report on the Panda Bear using a shape book pattern (elementary)     

Math Enrichment:


Culminating Activities:

Test on Asia

Organize Notebook section on Asia (High school level)

Create Lap book (Elementary Level)


Background from Graphic Garden