Everything you need to understand or teach Red Scarf Girl by Ji-li Jiang.
Red Scarf Girl, by Ji-li Jiang is the fascinating story of Ji-li and her family's experiences during the Cultural Revolution in China. The Cultural Revolution began in 1966 when Ji-li is twelve. Up until that time she is very happy with life in China. She is a good student who is admired by her classmates. Then one day she is selected to audition for the dance team at the Central Liberation Army Arts Academy. She is elated and honored at the opportunity and excitedly tells her family that evening at dinner. Her parents tell her that she cannot audition. There would be a political background investigations check that her family could not pass.
Ji-li's world is shattered. She never knew that there were political problems in her family. She always thought that she had a bright future and could be anything that she wanted to be. Now she knows...
Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution Lesson Plans contain 132 pages of teaching material, including: