China's cultural revolution

Francis, Gregory

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  • Permission is given to reproduce lesson materials for classroom use only.


  • A five-lesson curriculum unit that teaches students about the social, cultural, political, and economic changes that occurred in China during the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976, and the impact these changes had on individuals, the country, and the world.


  • "Suggested resources": P. 192.
  • A program of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University.
  • CD-ROM contains 29 images for use in lesson 3; audio CD contains Chinese daily exercises for use in lesson 2.
  • The accompanying book, Red scarf girl, is a supplement for lesson 4 of main text.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-191).
  • System requirements: CD-ROM drive.


  • Unit introduction: China's Cultural Revolution -- Lesson one: 20th century China -- Lesson two: The Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976 -- Lesson three: Images from the Cultural Revolution -- Lesson four: Red scarf girl -- Lesson five: The legacy of the Cultural Revolution
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