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Contour Maps With DOGSTAILS
Students craft miniature mountains from lumps of clay. They translate their mountains into topographic maps.
Compass Building Instructions
Students build their own compass following a given procedure. For this technology lesson, students explain how a compass is used in navigation. They trace the history of its development.
Tang and Song China
In this Tang and Song China worksheet, students write about the impact that these two dynasties had on various aspects of life in China such as government, foreign trade, art, etc.
Students investigate the person of Confucius and his impact upon the Chinese culture. They conduct research using a variety of resources. They use the outline provided in the lesson to participate in class discussion. Key ideas are reviewed with the teacher.
Chinese Dynasties & Mongol Invasions
Seventh graders define dynasty and examine through research how Chinese dynasties functioned politically and militarily. They examine the effects that the Mongols had on China and describe how Mongul rule and strict social hierarchy affected the everyday life of Chinese people.
Chinese Art: Botanical Motifs
Students are introduced to Chinese Art and how artists used botanical motifs. They look at slides of motifs and then create a watercolor themselves. A functional motif will be created by them and they have to provide its meanings to the class.
Secrets of the Shoes
Students compare the Chinese practice of footbinding to the Western practice of wearing corsets to discover universal issues involving women's rights. The lesson emphasizes small group discussions.
Law Uk Folk Museum Activity
In this filling forms activity learning exercise, 5th graders color the picture and fill in the information requested to get a bookmark from the Hong Kong Museum of History.
Regional Layers: Low-Tech Geographic Information Systems
Students explore physical characteristics of a region through use of a low-tech version of a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) map-overlay analysis. They form conclusions about human development regions that emerge from physical regions.
Population Issues in China and India
Students gather population statistics for China and India, read about population issues in both places, and determine whether India should adopt a one-child policy like the one implemented by the Chinese government.
What We Can Learn From Maps
Students create their own maps-first of their state and then of a part of the ocean-and compare the data they've mapped to explain some of the things the maps show.
Tell a Migration Story with Maps
Students create mental maps of their community. They read articles and add information to their maps. They compare their community map to their mental maps to observe similarities and differences.
Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography, 2009
Get your geographers thinking with this global history and geography standardized practice test. Class members respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography. Images, maps, and political cartoons throughout give a more dynamic look to the test layout.
World History Test, Unit 3
It's test day! Keep your historians from groaning by using a straightforward format like this world history unit exam. Students answer 30 multiple choice questions and 1 essay prompt about the Renaissance, the Black Death, and the Reformation. The final essay allows writers to choose 1 of 2 prompts. Consider giving 4 prompts as a review, letting the class know only 2 will be offered on test day.
Students compare and contrast two fundamentally different treatments of women, one Chinese and one Japanese, and to examine how this reflects on the culture that produced them.
The Whole World
Students discuss and evaluate the use of the Yin and Yang symbols in Chinese history, making connections to current trends in Chinese culture. Emphasis is placed on small group discussions.