1. Listen attentively to books.
2. Bring Chinese inventions from home.
3. Observe teacher demonstrate how to make a compass.
4. Make a compass with a partner.
More about this lesson plan:
Materials Needed: 1. Ms. Frizzle’s Adventures in Imperial China by Joanna Cole
2. Look What Came From China by Miles Harvey
3. Chart paper and markers
4. Materials for making compasses: Large bowl of water, magnet, needle, cork (one set of these supplies for each compass being made.)