Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

Examines population growth in China and China's solutions to the problem. Students are asked to imagine themselves a Chinese citizen and evaluate the policy.

This resource is part of Unit 9: Development and the Social Studies 7 course.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > World History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

china population population growth zpg one child policy development

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2, as of 2010-01-31.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 2
Appropriate Pedagogy: 2

Reviewer Comments:

This resource is a lesson plan from the unit on developing and developed nations. It focuses on China’s population and its policies around limiting continued growth. The lesson begins with a review of the content from the previous lessons and then has a reading on China that provides an overview of China’s response to population growth. There are thoughtful follow-up questions including a few that ask students to put themselves in the role of a Chinese citizen in order to evaluate the one child policy. The material could be supplemented to encourage students to research the topic further in preparation for a debate on population control around the world. It should be noted that there are some classroom specific lessons that would need to be adapted by individual teachers.

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