China: Then and Now
Seventh graders explore China. In this Chinese culture lesson, 7th graders examine the history of China from ancient to contemporary times. They use Internet sources to research government, religion, arts, human rights, education, and daily life.
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From China's physical geography and earliest beginnings of civilization to the Qin and Han dynasties, here is a nicely designed worksheet on ancient China, which includes a graphic organizer and timeline to summarize the reading material.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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