Tang Dynasty Teacher Resources
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Analyzing Poetry from the Tang Dynasty
Over the course of the lesson, your pupils read and analyze a translated eight-line poem from the Tang Dynasty written by Du Fu, a poet caught behind enemy lines during the An Lu-Shan rebellion (755-763). Literary/historical context is provided, along with 14 discussion questions, and a text-to-self connection journal prompt.
7th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 13 Downloads
Writing Exercise: The Tang and Song Dynasties II
For use alongside a full lesson or as a guided reading questions, this worksheet provides 3 short answer questions for consideration. Learners think about why the Tang Dynasty was considered a golden age, the role women played during that period, and how China remained isolated and connected to other regions.
9th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 48 Downloads
Imperial China: Qin to Ming Dynasties
Looking for a way to supplement a unit on ancient China or world cultures? Look no further than this presentation, which combines rich information with entertaining pictures of Chinese artifacts. China's glorious dynasties provide a vivid background to the country's hardships, including war with Genghis Khan and imposed social customs (foot-binding is featured with gruesome reality).
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 27 Views 164 Downloads
Tang and Song China: An era of Prosperity and Innovation
Define the Changes in government rule that lead to some of China's most important inventions. The class explores the rise of the Tang and Song Dynasties, the first female ruler Wu Zhao, and inventions such as gunpowder, porcelain, and paper money.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 24 Downloads
China Overview: A Brief History of Chinese Dynasties
Sometimes all you need is a quick reminder and a brief outline to help put information in order. Present your class with an outline of the major accomplishments, individuals, and culture that marked each of China's ten Dynasties. This is a great resource for review, introduction, or as part of a larger unit.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 21 Views 125 Downloads
Geography and Culture of China
Take out a map, a paper, a ruler, and those coveted colored pencils for a activity on Chinese culture and geography. This is a multifaceted approach to basic geography skills that incorporate story telling, class discussion, primary source analysis, map skills, and poetry to convey concepts of culture and geography pertaining to Chinese history.
7th Social Studies & History 12 Views 39 Downloads
Scholar/Literati Scroll Project
Finish off a unit on Medieval China with a creative scroll project. Learners must incorporate everything they have learned about the Tang or Song dynasty into a literati scroll. The requirements are clearly laid out as to what must be included, but the fun comes in how they choose to showcase it.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 7 Downloads
Tang and Song Dynasties
Tenth graders compare and contrast the Tang and Song dynasties of China. For this world history lesson, 10th graders explore the major accomplishments of the Tang and Song dynasties as they complete a Venn diagram following a lecture.
10th Social Studies & History 10 Views 74 Downloads
KOREAN TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS
Students identify and evaluate Korea's role in inventions in Asia. In this Korean Invention lesson, students complete a chart of innovations and discuss where they are from. Students read about Korean inventions and complete a chart. Students discuss their findings and create a timeline of Korean inventions.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Storytelling: The Lantern Night Excursion Of Zhong Kui
Third graders create Chinese hand scrolls to tell the story: The Lantern Night Excursion Of Zhong Kui in this cross-curricular activity for the third grade. The activity is adaptable to many different grade/ability levels.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Ink Painting And Poetry In Japan And China
Students create original Haiku poetry and paint images that depict the emotions of each poem in this high school Language Arts instructional activity adaptable for other curriculums including Art and Social Studies.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
New Review Ancient China: Introduction, Map
What a great resource for introducing your youngsters to the world of ancient China and the earliest stages of its timeline. Included are creative ideas for organizing your room, as well as an engaging instructional activity, anticipatory set, and map assignment.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Korean War and Its Aftermath
Set the stage for your next lesson on the Korean War with handouts packed with information on the country's history and major events leading up to and following the war. The resource includes three worksheets that provide a historical overview of the country, a study/assignment sheet listing pertinent key terms from the Korean War and its aftermath, and finally a chart comparing the current demographics and economies of North and South Korea.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 27 Downloads