"Red Scarf Girl" Newspaper Project
A literary understanding of the Cultural Revolution in China
Students will use what they learned about the Chinese Cultural Revolution, using background information and the novel "Red Scarf Girl" to create a newspaper.  This lesson will help the students better understand the history of the Cultural Revolution period in China (1964 - 1976), to analyze the novel, "Red Scarf Girl", and employ different writing styles as required in newspaper writing.
Topic:
Literature and the Chinese Cultural Revolution
Focus Content Area:
English/Language Arts

Secondary Content Area:
History/Social Science
Grade Level:
7