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Wondering About the New Seven (Man-Made) Wonders of the World
Who determines the Seven Wonders of the World, and what criteria is used to evaluate these locations? Discover the efforts to promote cultural diversity and preserve man-made monuments during the world's first-ever global vote in 2007 to determine the New Seven Wonders of the World.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 80 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Great Wall of China
Students investigate the construction of the Great Wall of China. For this Chinese history lesson, students research print and Internet sources about the contributions of the Qin, Han, Tang, and Ming Dynasties. Students use their findings to create a television news magazine story on the history of the Great Wall and those who built it.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 23 Views 78 Downloads
Build the Great Wall Lesson Plan
Young scholars study the history and significance of the Great Wall of China. They examine the topography of the Chinese landscape before building a model of the Wall. Over the course of the school year, they use art supplies to build a wall replica one section at time.
6th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 9 Downloads
China: Land Beyond the Wall
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.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 46 Views 117 Downloads
Great Wall of China Assignment
In this Great Wall of China instructional activity, students read a 1-page passage about the construction of the wall and then respond to 4 short answer questions and write letters about the benefits of the wall.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 42 Views 243 Downloads
Legacy of the Qin Dynasty
The Great Wall of China, those amazing terracotta soldiers, shifts in Chinese government, sounds like the legacy of the Qin Dynasty to me. This presentation provides a matching activity, primary source quote to analyze, and a creative writing project.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 14 Views 52 Downloads
Constructing the Great Wall
Learners construct the Great Wall of China. In this history and measurement lesson, students complete a KWL chart on the Great Wall of China and then make a replica of the Great Wall in their classroom. Learners create a stone piece that contains an important fact about the Great Wall.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 4 Views 3 Downloads
The Great Wall of China-- Cursive Practice
In this cursive worksheet, students practice advanced letter connections by copying a paragraph about the Great Wall of China. This example is shown in correct cursive. A photograph of the wall is included on the page.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
A Visit to China
Sixth graders study the history of China. They explore the Chinese people, the Great Wall of China, religions, government and Dynasties. In groups, 6th graders collect information on China. They write a report on their findings and create a political and physical map of the country.
6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 54 Downloads
Chinese Empire - The Great Wall, The Qin, Han, Ming Dynasties
Peek into the wonders and accomplishments that marked the Qin, Han, and Ming Dynasties. This clip uncovers amazing Chinese feats such as, the Great Wall of China, Terra Cotta soldiers, maritime technology, and the exploration of Zheng He. This clip is poorly edited and seems to jump around, probably do to avoid commercial breaks that were part of the original airing.
9 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 6 Downloads
Following the Great Wall of China
Young scholars explore the Great Wall of China. They participate in three activities to become familiar with the geography of China and Chinese names. Students explore the size of the wall by examining an interactive web site. They write a short essay on the Great Wall's efficacy or the success of the Manchu invasion.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 15 Views 45 Downloads
The Great Wall of China
Sixth graders watch the video "Great Wall of China". They use the template to design their own postage stamp to show something learned about the Great Wall. They determine a presumed price for the stamp in Chinese currency and include this price on their stamps.
6th Social Studies & History 13 Views 36 Downloads
The First Emperor Shi Huangdi
Your young historians will have the opportunity to practice their reading comprehension skills with this straightforward lesson on Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of China. Class members read through a reproduced textbook chapter on the subject, define vocabulary words, and answer assessment questions following their reading.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Destiny Determined: Power & Ritual in Asia
High schoolers brainstorm a list of symbols that represent our cultural values. They research symbols of China and Japan. Students create a timeline showing how symbols have evolved in these two countries. They view the video "Showing the Behind the Great Wall and Secrets of the Samurai.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads