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Brief introduction to Korea for elementary aged students. Introduces Korean clothing, food, sports, and schools.

Brief introduction to Korea for elementary aged students. Introduces Korean clothing, food, sports, and schools.

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  • Introducing Korea! Lisa Pennington Social Studies Instructional Specialist Portsmouth Public Schools KSW 2008
  • Where is Korea Located?
    • Korea is located on the continent of Asia. Can you find Asia on the world map?
  • Where is Korea Located?
    • Now let’s find Korea!
  • What kind of clothing is worn in Korea?
    • Today people in Korea dress much like we do.
    • Traditional Korean clothing has been around for many, many years.
    • What do you think the word “traditional” means?
  • What kind of clothing is worn in Korea?
    • A traditional dress for a woman is called a hanbok.
    • A hanbok has a short jacket called a jeogori and a long skirt called a chima .
    • Can you point out the jeogori and chima in the photograph?
    http://www.lifeinkorea.com/pictures/tcs10.jpg Jeogori Chima
  • What kind of clothing is worn in Korea?
    • Men also wore a jeogori , but theirs was much longer.
    • Men wore baggy pants, which were comfortable to wear when farming and sitting on the floor.
    http://www.mcewenonline.com/KR28-Older_Couple1.jpg
  • What kind of food is eaten in Korea?
    • In Korea, rice is eaten with almost every meal. Sometimes it is mixed with vegetables or meats.
    • What kinds of foods do you eat?
    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/__lhHneoCJ2U/SD67hr4T http://farm1.static.flickr.com/64/196062544_1f71a0f533.jpg
  • What kind of food is eaten in Korea?
    • Another food that is eaten with almost every meal in Korea is called kimchi . Kimchi is a spicy food made of vegetables. Many times cabbage is used to make kimchi , but sometimes other vegetables are used.
    http://www.trifood.com/image/kimchi_image_final.JPG
  • What kind of food is eaten in Korea?
    • In Korea, dinner tables look different than they do in the United States. Everyone gets their own rice or soup dish, and everyone shares many different side dishes. The side dishes are spread over the whole table.
    http://farm1.static.flickr.com/14/14761642_8ee0f2dfe9.jpg?v=0
  • What kinds of sports are played in Korea?
    • Koreans enjoy many of the same sports we do. Baseball for example is very popular. Seoul, the capital of South Korea, even has three baseball teams!
    • What sports do you like to play?
  • What kinds of sports are played in Korea?
    • There are also many interesting traditional Korean games. You may have heard of tae kwon do , which is one type of martial arts. Many people in Korea enjoy tae kwon do.
    http://www.plymouthsporttaekwondo.info/images/wtf_taekwondo_athens.jpg
  • What kinds of sports are played in Korea?
    • Another traditional Korean past time is kite flying. Many Koreans enjoy flying kites, not just children. Many people fly kites on special holidays.
    • Have you learned about kites before?
    http://cache.daylife.com/imageserve/0568a9G6Qg7Yg/340x.jpg
  • Are schools in Korea the same as our schools?
    • In Korea, education is very important! Students study very hard so they can go to good colleges. Students in Korea go to school for many hours a day-sometimes from 7am to 3 or 4 pm.
    http://www.hermes-tutor.com/jobseeker/english/acaphoto.gif
  • Are schools in Korea the same as our schools?
    • After going to school all day, many students go home for a little while and then go back to school, sometimes until midnight! These night schools are called academies.
    http://wiki.galbijim.com/images/thumb/b/b9/Hagwon.JPG/250px-Hagwon.JPG
  • Are schools in Korea the same as our schools?
    • Some students go to a special school, such as the Goyang Foreign Language High School. Students here go to school two Saturdays a month and study several foreign languages.
  • Are schools in Korea the same as our schools?
    • Students in Korea have to take a test to get into college, just like students in the United States. This test is very important, and students work hard to prepare themselves so they can go to college. More students go to college in Korea than anywhere else in the world.
    http://www.zimbio.com/pictures/wJStcbqh7Lx/Students+Face+Crucial+Exams+University
  • Review
    • Where is Korea located?
    • What kind of clothing is worn in Korea?
    • What kind of food is eaten in Korea?
    • What sports are played in Korea?
    • How are schools in Korea different than schools in the United States?