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China: A Global Trek Activity

Through various online activities, students get to "tour"€ China and learn about its history, culture, and its people.


3–5, 6–8

Activity Type

  • Writing Activities

The Global Trek series takes students on a virtual trip around the world, where they can learn about foreign countries through various online activities. In China: A Global Trek Activity (grades 4–8), students visit China, an exotic country that is home to the oldest civilization in the world.

Learning Objectives

While “touring” China, students will:

  • Investigate people, places, and environments.
  • Use technological resources to gather information about the country and culture that they visit.
  • Study global connections and interdependence by reading online text in order to meet the people of the country they visit.
  • Use written and visual language to communicate their experiences, thoughts, feelings, collect pictures and write captions about the memorable moments of their travels.

Susan Cheyney

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