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Chinese Language and Culture Summer Program for Teachers Culture Track Syllabus

July 9 28, 2012 Program Assignments Overview 1. Pre-program Survey by July 10 2. Required Readings everyday 3. Language Class Assignments given by instructors 4. Two Co-teaching Practice Classes with Students during the program 5. Chinese Language Achievement Test 6. Post-program Survey 7. Curriculum Project / Lesson Plans (due date TBA) 8. Practice lessons in your school/class in September 9. Curriculum Sharing Presentation: October (follow up session) Textbooks: Understanding by Design (expanded 2nd edition), Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2005 Bring China into Your Classroom: Lesson Plans for Teachers, Bryant STARTALK Teacher Program, 2011 Enduring Legacy of Ancient China: Primary Source Lessons for Teachers and Students, Primary Source, Cheng-Tsui Company, Boston, 2006 China in the World: A History Since 1644, Primary Source, Cheng & Tsui Company, Boston, 2008 China Road: A Journey into the Future of a Rising Power, Rob Gifford, Random House, 2007 Growing up with Chinese (100 online lessons and videos): http://cctv.cntv.cn/lm/learningchinese/program/index.shtml Attendance: Full attendance is expected Classroom: M39 Unistructure unless specified otherwise

Week 1
Day 1 - Monday, July 9 Required Readings Enduring Legacy: Forward, Introduction, The Excitement and the Challenge of Understanding Chinas Past, Lesson 2 http://www.cheng-tsui.com/files/Enduring%20Legacy%20Advance%20Sample.pdf China in the World: Forward, Lessons of Chinas Modern International History, Introduction, Chapter 1 http://www.cheng-tsui.com/files/China%20in%20the%20World%20Preview.pdf Bring China into Your Classroom: read two lessons What Could Go Wrong for China: http://www.mepc.org/articles-commentary/speeches/what-could-go-wrong-china 8:30-9:00 9:00-9:20 Registration and breakfast (M31) Welcome remarks and staff introduction (M44) David Lux, Ph.D., Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Bryant University Hong Yang, Ph.D., Vice President for International Affairs, Professor, Bryant University Program overview Kongli Liu, Assistant Director, U.S.-China Institute, Bryant University Participants self-introduction Seminar: A Perspective: What is Chinese History? David Lux, Ph.D., Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Bryant University Lunch and discussion (Chinese Food - Nicks Place, Bryant Center) Workshop: Taiji: A Fun Way to Teach Chinese Language and Culture (Chase Center Aerobics Studio) Prof. Hu Kai, China University of Geosciences Wuhan, China Program Schedule and Logistics Kongli Liu, Assistant Director, U.S.-China Institute, Bryant University Chinese 101: Conversation and Basics Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA

9:20-9:30 9:30-10:00 10:00-11:30 11:30-12:30 12:30-1:30 1:30-1:45 1:45-3:30

Day 2 - Tuesday, July 10 Required Readings A Visual Source of Chinese Civilization: Timeline, Maps, Geography, Ancient Tombs: http://depts.washington.edu/chinaciv/ Enduring Legacy: Lesson 3, 4, 5 China in the World: Chapter 2 Bring China into Your Classroom: read two lessons Taiji practice (optional) Registration and breakfast (Room: M34 Unistructure) 2

8:00-8:30 8:30-9:00

9:00-10:30 10:30-12:00 12:00-1:00 1:00-2:30 2:30-3:30

Chinese 101: Conversation and Basics Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA Lecture: Flowing to the Edge of the Sky: Understanding China through the Lens of Yangtze River (Room: 343 Unistructure) Robert Murowchick, Ph.D., Professor, Boston University Lunch and discussion (Salmanson Unistructure) Chinese 101: Conversation and Basics Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA Documentary and Discussion: China Revealed Kongli Liu, Assistant Director, U.S.-China Institute, Bryant University

Day 3 - Wednesday, July 11 (STARTALK Central Site Visit Teacher Program) Required Readings Enduring Legacy: Lesson 1 China in the World: Chapter 3, 4 Bring China into Your Classroom: read two lessons Special Resources The National Archives: Chinese Immigration and the Chinese in the United States: http://www.archives.gov/locations/finding-aids/chinese-immigration.html 8:00-8:30 8:30-9:00 9:00-10:30 10:30-12:00 12:00-1:00 1:00-2:30 2:30-3:30 Taiji practice (optional) Registration and breakfast Chinese 101: Conversation and Basics Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA Lecture: From Coolie Exclusion to Model Minority Tiger Mothers: History and Heritage of Chinese Americans Peter Kiang, Ph.D., Professor of Education, University of Massachusetts Boston Lunch and discussion (Chinese Food - Nicks Place, Bryant Center) Chinese 101: Conversation and Basics Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA Taiji Practice (Chase Center Aerobics Studio) Prof. Hu Kai, China University of Geosciences Wuhan, China

Day 4 - Thursday, July 12 Required Readings China in the World: Chapter 16, 17, 18, 20 Enduring Legacy: Lesson 13 China threat. What threat? http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/JB12Ad01.html Bring China into Your Classroom: read two lessons 8:00-8:30 8:30-9:00 9:00-10:00 Taiji practice (optional) Registration and breakfast Workshop: Teaching Chinese Language and Culture through Tang Poetry (M36) Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA 3

10:00-12:00 12:00-1:00 1:00-2:30 2:30-3:30

Lecture: The Rise of China: why should we learn and teach about China? (M36) Shiping Zheng, Ph.D., Professor of Political Sciences, Bentley University Lunch and discussion (Salmonson Unistructure) Chinese 101: Conversation and Basics Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA Workshop: Teaching Chinese Culture and Language with Big Maps (M36) Kongli Liu, Assistant Director, U.S.-China Institute, Bryant University * If possible, please bring your laptop for related online research.

Day 5 Friday, July 13 Required Readings: Understanding by Design: Chapter 1, 2, 3 Enduring Legacy: Lesson 15 Bring China into Your Classroom: read two lessons 8:00-8:30 8:30-9:00 9:00-10:30 10:30-12:00 12:00-1:00 1:00-2:00 2:00-2:30 2:30-3:30 Taiji practice (optional) Registration and breakfast Lecture: Understanding by Design: Backward Design Curriculum Development I (M36) Donald Holder, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Bryant University Chinese 101: Conversation and Basics Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA Lunch and discussion (Chinese Food - Nicks Place, Bryant Center) Lecture: Understanding by Design: Backward Design Curriculum Development II (M36) Donald Holder, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Bryant University Music Performance: Guzheng and Hulusi Ziqin Zhang, Student, Bryant University Xiang Li, Student, Bryant University Chinese 101: Conversation and Basics Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA

Week 2
Day 6 - Monday, July 16 Required Readings Enduring Legacy: Lesson 6 China Road: Chapter 1, 2, 3 China in the World: Chapter 5, 6, 7 8:00-8:30 8:30-9:00 9:00-10:00 Taiji practice (optional) Breakfast and sign in (Room: M34 Unistructure) Student Program Opening Ceremony (Room: Janikies, Unistructure) 4

10:00-11:00 11:00-12:00 12:00-1:00 1:00-2:00 2:00-3:30

Chinese 101: Conversation and Basics Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA New Science and Technology Illuminate Ancient Chinese Civilization Hong Yang, Ph.D., Professor, Director of the U.S.-China Institute and Confucius Institute, Bryant University Lunch and discussion (Salmonson, Unistructure) Observe Student Workshop: Martial Art / Lion Dance (Chase Aerobics Studio/Bryant Center 2AB) Seminar: Ancient Chinas Political System: The Mandate of Heaven and the Civil Service Examination Wanli Hu, Ph.D, Director of China Center, University of Massachusetts Boston

Day 7 Tuesday, July 17 Required Readings China in the World: Chapter 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 China Road: Chapter 4 8:00-8:30 8:30-9:00 9:00-11:00 11:00-12:00 12:00-1:00 1:00-2:00 2:00-3:30 Taiji practice (optional) Breakfast and sign in (Room: M34 Unistructure) Chinese 101: Conversation and Basics Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA Workshop: Ma Jiang / Ping Pong / Chinese Go Lunch and discussion (Nicks Place, Bryant Center) Big Map Co-teaching Lesson Planning (M38 - Both Tracks) Seminar: U.S. and China: 1931-1950 Judy Litoff, Ph.D., Professor, Bryant University

Day 8 Wednesday, July 18 Required Readings China in the World: Chapter 19 Enduring Legacy: Lesson 18, 20 China Road: Chapter 5, 6, 7 8:00-8:30 8:30-9:00 9:00-10:30 10:30-12:00 12:00-12:45 12:45 2:00-3:30 Taiji practice (optional) Breakfast and sign in (Room: M34 Unistructure) Chinese 101: Conversation and Basics Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA Seminar: China Today: Education and Youth Culture Kongli Liu, Assistant Director, U.S.-China Institute, Bryant University Lunch (Salmonson Unistructure) Departure for Newport (Participants need to drive to Newport themselves or car pool) Field Trip: Newport Mansion Marble House (connections with the Old China Trade and Chinese art) 5

Day 9 - Thursday - July 19 Required Readings Enduring Legacy: Lesson 9, 10, 11 China Road: Chapter 8, 9 Bring China into Your Classroom: read two lessons Handouts 8:00-8:30 8:30-9:00 9:00-10:00 10:10-12:00 12:00-1:00 1:00-2:00 2:00-3:30 Taiji practice (optional) Breakfast and sign in (Room: M34 Unistructure) Chinese 101: Conversation and Basics Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA Seminar: How to Teach Chinese Poetry Steven Ratiner, Poet, Independent Scholar Lunch and discussion (Nicks Place, Bryant Center) Presentation: Chinese Food Workshop: Dumpling Making

Day 10 - Friday, July 20 Required Readings Enduring Legacy: Lesson 7, 8 A Visual Source of Chinese Civilization: Buddhism: http://depts.washington.edu/chinaciv/contents.htm China Road: Chapter 10, 11 8:00-8:30 8:30-9:00 9:00-11:00 11:00-12:00 12:00-1:00 1:00-2:00 2:00-3:30 Taiji practice (optional) Breakfast and sign in (Room: M34 Unistructure) Seminar: Ancient Chinese Teachings: Confucianism, Daoism, Legalism and Buddhism James Kodera, Ph.D., Professor of Religion, Wellesley College Folk Music and Performance (Grand Hall, Bello Center) Lunch and discussion (Salmonson, Unistructure) Chinese 101: Conversation and Basics Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA Big Map Co-teaching Lesson Planning Presentations (M38 - Both Tracks)

Week 3
Day 11 - Monday, July 23 Required Readings Enduring Legacy: Lesson 12, 14 A Visual Source of Chinese Civilization: Calligraphy, Painting: http://depts.washington.edu/chinaciv/contents.htm 6

China Road: Chapter 12, 13, 14 Taiji practice (optional) Breakfast and sign in (Room: M34 Unistructure) Chinese 101: Conversation and Basics Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA Workshop: Chinese Calligraphy Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA Lunch and discussion (Salmonson, Unistructure) Calligraphy Presentation Calligraphy Practice with students (student classrooms)

8:00-8:30 8:30-9:00 9:00-10:00 10:00-12:00 12:00-1:00 1:00-2:00 2:00-3:30

Day 12 Tuesday, July 24 (STARTALK Site Visit Student Program) Required Readings Enduring Legacy: Lesson 16, 17 China Road: Chapter 15, 16 Bring China into Your Classroom: read two lessons 8:00-8:30 8:30-9:00 9:00-10:00 10:00-11:00 11:00-12:00 12:00-1:00 1:00-2:00 2:00-3:30 Taiji practice (optional) Breakfast and sign in (Room: M34 Unistructure) Chinese 101: Conversation and Basics Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA Teaching in China: Experience of Chinese Education Corey Larson, ESL Specialist, Bryant University Dawn Redwoods: Linking Chinese and U.S. Scientists Qin Leng, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Bryant University Lunch and discussion (Nicks Place, Bryant Center) Presentation on Chinese Folk Art Workshop on Chinese Fold Art

Day 13 - Wednesday, July 25 Required Readings: China in the World: 13, 14 China Road: Chapter 17 Bring China into Your Classroom: read two lessons 8:00-8:30 8:30-9:00 9:00-10:00 10:00-11:00 11:00-12:00 12:00-1:00 Taiji practice (optional) Breakfast and sign in Chinese 101: Conversation and Basics Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA Workshop: Teaching a China Unit in Your School Holly-Anne Keenan and Bethany Marchetti, Anna McCabe School, Smithfield, RI (2008 STARTALK participants) Big Map Co-teaching Lesson Planning Both Tracks Lunch and discussion (Salmonson, Unistructure) 7

1:00-3:00 3:00-3:30

Practice Co-teaching: Learning Chinese Language and Culture with Big Maps (student classrooms) Reflection and Discussions on Co-teaching (M38 Both Tracks)

Day 14 - Thursday, July 26 Required Readings: Enduring Legacy: Lesson 19 Special Resources: From Silk to Oil: A Curriculum Guide for Educators: http://www.chinainstitute.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.ViewPage&PageID=577 The Silk Road Project: http://www.silkroadproject.org/Education/EducationOverview/tabid/170/Default.aspx FIELD TRIP 6:30-7:00 7:00 9:00-12:00 12:00-1:00 1:30-2:30 3:00-4:00 4:00-5:30 7:00 Breakfast Bus Departs at Bryant Campus Field Trip: Peabody Essex Museum China Exhibits Lunch Field Trip: Boston Chinatown Field Trip: Kam Man Market, Quincy, MA Chinese Restaurant Dinner (provided) Bus returns to Bryant Campus

Day 15 - Friday, July 27 Required Readings: China in the World: Chapter 15 China Road: Chapter 18, 19, 20 8:00-8:30 8:30-9:00 9:00-11:00 11:00-noon 12:00-1:00 1:00-2:30 2:30-3:30 Taiji practice (optional) Breakfast and sign in Chinese 101: Conversation and Basics Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA Workshop: Chinese Chess Lunch and discussion (Salmonson, Unistructure) Practice Co-teaching: Making Big Maps of China (student classrooms) Student Presentations of Maps

Day 16 Saturday, July 28 Required Readings China Road: Chapter 21, 22, 23 Bring China into Your Classroom: read two lessons 8

8:00-8:30 8:30-9:00 9:00-11:00 11:00-12:00 12:00-1:00 1:00-4:00

Taiji practice (optional) Breakfast and sign in Chinese 101: Exam and Presentation Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA Program Reflection and Evaluation Kongli Liu Lunch (Nicks Place, Bryant Center) Closing Ceremony: Performances and Presentations Culture Track Teacher Performance Facilitated by Lihua Zhang Shorter, Brookline High School, MA

Curriculum Follow Up Day - October (TBA)