History of Chinese Food: Lesson for Kids


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Can you name this grain that was used in ancient Chinese cooking?

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1. Confucianism is a common philosophy in China that values _____.

2. The Chinese place importance on balancing the five _____ in their cooking.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

On this worksheet and quiz, you will be answering test questions about Chinese foods. The quiz will ask you about the parts of a Chinese meal, what grains are used, some things you won't find in a Chinese dinner and other interesting facts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz questions will test how well you understand:

  • What Confucianism teaches the Chinese to value
  • Which grain is shown in the illustration
  • The parts of a Chinese meal

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information about what the Chinese feel should always be balanced when preparing a meal
  • Explaining information - make sure you can read about what the Chinese do not use in their cooking
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about the three parts of a Chinese dinner

Additional Learning

Take a closer look at the lesson called History of Chinese Food: Lesson for Kids if you'd like to know more. You should be able to do the following when you finish the lesson:

  • Explain what chopsticks are and what they're used for
  • Discuss why Chinese food is always cut into small pieces
  • Tell what bok choy is