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What is the art of writing in Chinese characters called?

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Updated 2 months ago

1. Poll
60 seconds
What is the art of writing in Chinese characters called?
  • Calligraphy
  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Typing
2. Poll
30 seconds
Would learning Chinese calligraphy help 10th graders become more creative or socially accepted in society?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not sure
3. Slide
60 seconds
Chinese calligraphy is an ancient art form using The characters can be used to express ideas, emotions, and stories from Chinese culture and history. The art of calligraphy is used today to create beautiful pieces of art or to write messages for special occasions.
Exploring Chinese Calligraphy
4. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What are the four main tools used in Chinese calligraphy?
5. Slide
60 seconds
Oracle bone script 甲骨文: carved on animal Seal script 篆書:looked Official Regular script 楷書 Semi-cursive script 行書 Cursive script 草書: many masters try to
shell, organized, neat, introduced, official, perfect
6. Poll
60 seconds
Which style is flowing, loose-like and its characters seem to come alive?
  • Oracle Bone Script
  • Seal Script
  • Cursive Script
  • Regular Script
7. Slide
60 seconds
Most traditional calligraphy styles have strict sets of rules. In modern Western calligraphy, people combine letters and strokes from a variety of script styles. Traditional Chinese calligraphy is mostly done with a brush. Markers can creat bold , colorful letters.
strict, Western, variety, within, mostly, bold
8. Poll
60 seconds
What is the traditional tool used for Chinese calligraphy?
  • Brush
  • Dip pen
  • Fountain pen
  • Pencil
9. Open question
180 seconds
What are some of the benefits of learning how to practice Chinese calligraphy?
10. Open question
300 seconds
What are some of the cultural aspects of Chinese calligraphy?
11. Open question
300 seconds
How has learning about the art of Chinese calligraphy changed your understanding of Chinese culture?
12. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Create a two-dimensional self-portrait using only geometric shapes and objects! Depending on the size of the class, each student can choose one or two shapes and objects to incorporate into their portrait. They should also include details such as facial features, hair, clothes, and accessories. When complete, the students will present their portrait to the class and explain how each shape and object reflects their personality.
13. Drawings
1260 seconds
Question: How can you create a Chinese calligraphy piece? Clues: • Chinese calligraphy uses brush, ink and paper. • Chinese calligraphy combines art and language. • Chinese calligraphy is written in a specific order. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Work in pairs and draw a calligraphy piece together. B. Explain the process and techniques used in your calligraphy piece.
14. Poll
60 seconds
What is the name of the traditional Chinese script?
  • Hanzi
  • Kanji
  • Hiragana
  • Katakana
15. Poll
60 seconds
Which of the following is a Chinese calligrapher?
  • Wu Daozi
  • Michaelangelo
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Vincent van Gogh
16. Word cloud
120 seconds
What is Chinese calligraphy?
17. Slide
60 seconds
The Chinese character for calligraphy is made up of two characters, ‘书’ which means ‘book’ and ‘画’ which means ‘picture’. Chinese calligraphy has been around since the 3rd century BC and was used to express thoughts and feelings. During the Tang Dynasty (618-907AD) calligraphers developed the method of using water and ink to write on paper, which is still used today.
Did you know?
18. Poll
20 seconds
Do you think learning Chinese calligraphy can help you explain the art to foreigners?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not sure.

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