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.
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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,...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
From China's physical geography and earliest beginnings of civilization to the Qin and Han dynasties, here is a nicely designed activity on ancient China, which includes a graphic organizer and timeline to summarize the reading material.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
2000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius
John Green summarizes the ebb and flow of dynasties in 2000 years of ancient Chinese history up until the Chinese Revolution of 1911. He discusses the development and influence of the mandate of heaven, as well as an overview of...
12 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Chinese Culture Through Music
Fifth graders research ancient Chinese culture. In this Chinese culture lesson plan, 5th graders examine ancient Chinese culture through the use of music. Students use primary and secondary sources to locate information about ancient...
5th Visual & Performing Arts