Kite Flying by Grace LinThis Chinese traditional story tells the readers about a Chinese family building a kite one of chinas great past times. This is another great story for ELL students especially those who speak Chinese as their main language. Grace Lin does a great job of explaining a familiar topic in China, of kite flying, and explaining it in English words. Showing ELL students something familiar from their culture, but trying to teach it to them in a second language. It is also a great story to teach students about the CHines culture.
Kites in Chinese folklore (Hello China #82)
I am a kite. I was made with red and purple colour papers. I was made by a famous kite-maker named Louis. He was a good kite-maker. His work never went wrong.
Wednesday, September 11, Autobiography of a Kite. I am a kite. I was made with flushed and purple colour papers. I was made by a famous kite-maker named Louis. He was a good kite-maker. His emollient never went wrong.
In the 19th Century, kites were used for scientific experiments. And in the 20th and 21st centuries, kites were used for military purposes Why do we retain such an interest in kites? Is it because of our interest in air and space travel? Kites give us a way to directly feel the energy of the wind as a force of nature. Perhaps kites are an ecologically sensitive way to enjoy nature. Whatever the reasons, most kite flyers would agree that flying a kite can be a wonderful "high.
Post a Comment. Thursday, July 25, Autobiography of a Kite. I am a kite. I was do with rosy and purple colour papers. I was made by a famous kite-maker named Louis.
A kite is a tethered heavier-than-air craft with wing surfaces that react against the air to create lift and drag. A kite consists of wings, tethers and anchors. Kites often have a bridle and tail to guide the face of the kite so the wind can lift it. A kite may have fixed or moving anchors that can balance the kite. The lift that sustains the kite in flight is generated when air moves around the kite's surface, producing low pressure above and high pressure below the wings.