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Students participate in various web based activities about ancient China in order to discover the accomplishments of this extraordinary culture. In this history lesson, students explore the Chinese paper making recipes, and the special ink that they used. Students also discover what it was like to be an archeologist as they unearthed the Chinese mummies.
Seventh graders explore early Chinese civilization. As pupils study Chinese history, they examine its scientific accomplishments. In partners, 7th graders create an advertisement presentation for an advancement of ancient China.
Sixth graders study ancient China. In this ancient China lesson set, 6th graders follow directions to label a world map with countries, water bodies, and travel routes. They participate in a lecture on Confucius, research the Great Wall, Buddhism, Genghis Khan and Kublai Khan. They complete associated art projects and games. These lessons are based on videos from United Streaming.
Students research different dynasties that existed in China around different themes. They chart each dynasty for written assessment. Each chart has details that chronicles the gathered information.
Students conduct Internet research to determine information about China's laws, government, philosophy, architecture, inventions, calendar and language. Students create a web site about ancient China and how it has influenced world history.
Fourth graders label the countries that border China and the physical features of Asia. They discuss the physical features of Asia and label them on the other map.
Coupling well with a unit on ancient cultures, this presentation covers ancient Mesopotamia, Babylonia, Sumeria, Egypt, Indus, and China. It includes photographs of each region, their characteristics, and short quizzes after each section.
Fourth graders research major contributions (mostly inventions) and famous people from an assigned dynasty of Ancient China. They research background information of their dynasty such as the time period ruled, the founding emperor/empress, and the territory ruled by the dynasty.
What is a legacy? Examine the legacy left by the first emperor of China, then have kids determine what their legacy will be. They discuss the army of terracotta soldiers that the first emperor left behind as his legacy. They then write a sentence that describes what their legacy will be and what type of army they will leave behind. They make stamps to create an army of legacy. A neat, quick, and fun idea.
Second graders study the contributions of Ancient Egypt and China, which have had an impact on world history, with emphasis on written language, laws, calendars, and architectural monuments such as the Pyramids and the Great Wall of China.
Sixth graders use the four philosophies of Ancient China to investigate persceptive and resolution of a problem.
Studentsexplore ancient civilizations by researching and comparing Chinese dynasties. They create an exhibit for Ancient Heritage Museum Day and present information about their time period to the class.
Pupils explore ancient China. In this early civilizations lesson, students share their knowledge of ancient China as they design and create travel brochures. A requirement rubric is included.
In this ancient civilizations activity, students research Chinese dynasties and write persuasive essays to about the dynasty and places and they would like to visit in ancient China.
Students discover details about ancient Egyptian funerals. In this ancient Egypt lesson, students compare and contrast modern funeral rites to those practiced by ancient Egyptians. Teachers may also access the suggested print and online sources to extend the lesson.
Fifth graders research ancient Chinese culture. In this Chinese culture lesson, 5th graders examine ancient Chinese culture through the use of music. Students use primary and secondary sources to locate information about ancient Chinese culture.
Students become familiar with the ancient Chinese beliefs concerning society and the afterlife. In this art lesson plan, students explain the purposes of Chinese tomb sculptures and Chinese bronze vessels and create an animal that is based on the Chinese bronzes and tomb sculptures of ancient China.
Kids turn a critical eye on a wooden horse that was carved in ancient China. They analyze the horse as far as its purpose, historical significance, and artistic style, then write a story from the horse's perspective. 
In this social studies worksheet, students find the words that are related to China and the answers are found by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
An excellent series of five lessons on China awaits you and your young geographers. In these lessons, learners engage in hands-on activities, watch streamed video, access websites, and complete activities in cooperative groups in order to gain a new understanding of this fascinating country. A fabulous collection of lessons!