Chinese Folk Art
福建省厦门外国语学校 吴 萍
＊ From which dynasty did They date back to the Northern and people start to make pa
per cuts? Southern Dynasty.
There are three types paper cuts ＊ How many types ofof paper cuts which people still make today. do people still make today?
patterns of paper cuts are often used to celebrate weddings?
for religious purpose
as design patterns
＊ When do paper cuts date back? They date back to the Northern and Southern Dynasty. ＊ How many types ofof paper cuts There are three types paper cuts do people still make today? which people still make today.
＊ Which patterns of paper cuts Paper cuts which show the character are oftenhappiness used to celebrate for double are often used toweddings? celebrate weddings.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.
paper cuts which people still make today… paper cuts cuts which show the Chinese character… paper a paper-cutting expert whom I interviewed….. something that he learned….. paper paper cuts cuts of animals…which date back to… a young farmer who wanted a wife… parents whose child has recently been born… people to whom the dead people are related…
Relative Clause and Group the sentences relative pronouns tell us the reason!
1. a paper-cutting expert whom I interviewed….. 4. a young farmer who wanted a wife… 8. people to whom the dead people are related… 2. something that he learned….. 3. paper cuts of animals…which date back to… 5. paper cuts which people still make today… 7. paper cuts which show the Chinese character….. 6. parents whose child has recently been born…..
＊ parents whose child has recently been born
＊ Paper cuts are usually put up for decoration. ＊ The patterns of paper cuts show good wishes. Paper cuts ______________ whose patterns show good wishes are usually put up for decoration.
＊ Paper cutting is a Chinese folk art. ＊ The history of paper cutting dates back to 2000 years ago. history Paper cutting whose ___________dates back to 2000 years ago is a Chinese folk art.
to whom the dead people are related
= people whom/who the dead people are related to The new couple __________ to whom the pattern of double
happiness is given will have good luck.
on which The clothing ___________the patterns of dragons are used is of Chinese style.
that, which, who, whom, whose, prep.+… that 1. Paper cutting is something _______ girls had to learn before marriage in the past. 2. Paper cutting is a traditional Chinese art form which/ that has a long history. ________ whose patterns 3. Chinese people love paper cuts ______
includes the character of “fu”, “shou” and “lu”.
that, which, who, whom, whose, prep.+… 4. Modern designers _______ who love Chinese folk art have come to make paper cuts as design patterns. 5. China has a rich culture _____________ many about which foreigners know little.
Wuhan is a famous capital city ____________ that/ which lies in Central China.
Wuhan is a hot-pot city __________________ whose temperature can reach _______ (temperature) 43℃ in Summer.
Yellow Crane Tower is a popular attraction _____ from
______ which people may enjoy a great view of Wuhan.
which include regan The special foods of Wuhan ______________ noodles and wuchang fish (include) are popular ___________________ with local people.
Opened to traffic in 1957, Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge is regarded as the bridge that ________ was first built on the Yangtze River ______________________________________.
Wuhanese are people ____________________.
1 minute’s Introduction
What is the pattern about? Why do you design it? What is it used for?
? Relative clauses are recommended to use! ?
Design a pattern of paper cut and make an introduction!
As you can see, the pattern shows a beautiful place whose name is … In my design you can also see a bird “Egret”… The reason for my design is that Gulang Island to which tourists travel … I hope my design may help people who would like to… My design of this paper cut can be used as a pattern…
Evaluation Checklist Content The introduction includes four parts. Language Relative clauses are used properly in the introduction. Ideas The ideas contained in the introduction are creative and persuasive. Delivery The introduction is conducted in a clear and fluent way. Excellent/Good/ Need Improvement
1.Complete the self-evaluation sheet.
I can make relative clauses with relative pronouns, for example, ____________________________________________ _____________________________________ There is something I still don’t understand in class, for example,: ____________________________________________ _______________________________
2. Finish the introduction on your own.
I’d like to name it as a magic hero. The pattern of this paper cut shows a person who is wearing a military uniform. He is a national hero whose story dates back to the Ming Dynasty and is highly respected by Xiamen people. His name is Zheng Chenggong. There is a special part of this design on which you can see one of his hands holding onto a sword（剑）. The paper cut which you may put up on windows or gates can be used for decoration to protect you and bring good luck. The reason for my design is that it can help tourists get to know more about Xiamen.