Home » MYP Expedition » MYP Expedition: Proposal for Beijing itinerary

MYP Expedition: Proposal for Beijing itinerary

Advertisements

Proposed Itinerary for Grade 11 Beijing Expedition 2013: 29 Jan to 2 Feb 2013

Theme: “The Past, Present and Future”

Date Time Places Activity
29-1-13 (Tuesday)  Morning Beijing 798 Art Zone  Collaboration with Beijing IB schoolsBriefing on Expedition: itinerary, rules and regulations

 

Afternoon  Beijing City Planning Exhibition Hall  Collaboration with Beijing IB schools 
Late afternoon Auditorium Discussion and assessment
Night Cultural class (1)-Hands on activity (Calligraphy/ Chinese Knot/ Paper cutting/ Wu shu)  Explain how modern methods are used to promote ancient cultural activities?Reflect on whether modernisation has contributed in this Chinese paper cutting art?

Explain why it is important to preserve the ancient wushu art?

 

30-1-13(Wednesday) Morning Great Wall Explain the structure and the purposes of Great Wall.How did they communicate each other during the war?

What motivated the soldiers to build the Great Wall and to spend the rest of their whole life to protect their country at the Great Wall?

Explain how Great Wall was built and expanded through different dynasties?

 

Afternoon  Shopping competition  Shopping at ‘Wangfujing”
Late afternoon Auditorium Discussion and assessment
Night Cultural class (2)-Hands on activity (Calligraphy/ Chinese Knot/ Paper cutting/ Wu shu)  Explain how modern methods are used to promote ancient cultural activities?Reflect on whether modernisation has contributed in this Chinese paper cutting art?

Explain why it is important to preserve the ancient wushu art?

31-1-13(Thursday) Morning Tiananmen Square,Forbidden City The most important use of Tiananmen in the past was to declare in a big ceremony to the common people who became the emperor and who became the empress.Explain the changes of the usage of Tianamen from the past to now?

Explain the history of  Forbidden City.

Consider importance of the Forbidden City in the past and its present.

From residence to tourist site.

Consider the levels of society.

Mandate of Heaven.

Comment on  how did the ancient Chinese people display their very considerable skills in building it.

There were 9,999 rooms in flourishing period with just a single room short of the number. Why?

Examine what the ancient Chinese belief represented?

Dragon line/Central axis.

 

Afternoon  Chinese Cultural performanceby disabled students

 

To interact with the disable students after the performance
Late afternoon Auditorium Discussion and assessment
Night Cultural class (3)-Hands on activity (Calligraphy/ Chinese Knot/ Paper cutting/ Wu shu)  Explain how modern methods are used to promote ancient cultural activities?Reflect on whether modernisation has contributed in this Chinese paper cutting art?

Explain why it is important to preserve the ancient wushu art?

1-2-13(Friday) Morning Summer Palace  Explain the history and expansion of Summer palace.

  • Preservation of the original scenery around Summer Palace.
  • The transformation of Summer Palace, under the rule of different Dynasties.

 

Afternoon    Temple of Heaven  Why the Emperor needed to pray to the Heaven indeed his was already consider the son of the Heaven?Hierarchy of the Emperor.

Look at all the different aspect of architectural.  Observe the structure of the temple and its symbolism.

Evaluate why the northern part is higher than the southern part?

How did this design reflect an ancient Chinese thought of ‘The heaven is round and the earth is square’?

Dragon line/Central axis.

Explain the symbolism of Temple of Heaven from the past to present and future.

Position of the Heavenly Heart Stone.

 

Late afternoon Auditorium Discussion and assessment
Night Cultural class (4)-Hands on activity (Calligraphy/ Chinese Knot/ Paper cutting/ Wu shu)  Explain how modern methods are used to promote ancient cultural activities?Reflect on whether modernisation has contributed in this Chinese paper cutting art?

Explain why it is important to preserve the ancient wushu art?

2-2-13(Saturday) Check out and Flight back to KL
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: