Unit 1 class 9: Local Environment-Project
1. Unit 1 class 9 Project
What make you proud of your area? (What makes you proud of your hometown?)
Imagine the Youth Union is organizing a contest called: “What makes you proud of your hometown”. Participants must choose a particular thing and give a presentation about it. Be it a local product, handicraft or an attraction.
first. Work in groups and discuss the things you will talk about.
2. Collect pictures from different sources or draw pictures of these.
3. Paste the photos onto a large sheet of paper.
4. Look for information on these (its origin/history, how it’s made, common features,…)
6. Class presentation.
Guide to answer
Good morning everyone, we are group 1. Today, we would like to present about Dong Ho paintings.
Dong Ho Painting is a kind of Vietnamese folk painting originated in Dong Ho Village in Song Ho Commune, Thuan Thanh District, Bac Ninh Province. Dong Ho paintings have about 300 years of history in the north of Vietnam.
Dong Ho painting is considered a fine reflection of traditional value, humanitarian desires. The traditional themes of Dong Ho painting are good luck signs, historical figures, folk allgories, popular stories. Dong Ho paintings are mainly bought and displayed on the occasion of Tet holiday(Lunar New Year), contents are often humorous and optimistic with bright and powerful colors such as red, yellow, and white. The most popular and best-selling paintings are Pig Dan, Rooster, and Buffalo playing flute, which represents the wish for prosperity, happiness and luck in the New Year.
Dong Ho painting is the exclusive product of the Dong Ho village. Craftsmen in the village often produce their own raw materials for the making such as paper and natural colours.
Located in Bac Ninh province, around one hour drive from Hanoi city, visitors coming to this small village will have the chance to learn more about the unique art of making Dong Ho paintings.
That is all our understandings about Dong Ho paintings. Thank you for listening.
Good morning everyone, we are group 1. Today, we would like to present about Dong Ho painting.
Dong Ho painting is a type of Vietnamese folk painting originating from Dong Ho village in Tong Ho commune, Thuan Thanh district, Bac Ninh province. Dong Ho painting has about 300 years of history in northern Vietnam.
Dong Ho paintings are considered a good reflection of traditional values and humanitarian aspirations. The traditional themes of Dong Ho paintings are lucky signs, historical figures, folk fables, popular stories. Since Dong Ho paintings are mainly purchased and displayed during Tet (Lunar New Year), the content is often humorous and upbeat with bright and strong colors such as red, yellow and white. The most popular and best-selling paintings are Pigs, Flocks, and Buffaloes, all of which focus on wishing for prosperity, happiness, and good luck in the new year.
Dong Ho painting is an exclusive product of Dong Ho village. Craftsmen in the village often produce their own raw materials for crafting such as paper and natural colors.
Located in Bac Ninh province, about an hour’s drive from Hanoi city, visitors to this small village will have the opportunity to learn more about the unique Dong Ho painting art.
That’s all we know about Dong Ho paintings. Thanks for listening.
At the end of the lesson, students need to support each other in groups to learn about each other’s local information to complete the content of this project and confidently present it to the class.