Mao's China

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Here is a great textbook chapter on China's establishment as a communist state in 1949 and the effects of World War II on the nation. The first page prompts learners to complete a timeline activity as they read the material, which includes several graphics, maps, and detailed information on communist China from 1920 to the modern day.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Several of the focus tasks call for a written response, but can easily be adapted for an interesting class discussion
Pros

  • Excellent resource for practicing source analysis, as varied types of sources are clearly indicated throughout the chapter
  • Several images, political cartoons, and graphs included to support reading comprehension
  • Focus tasks and assessment questions follow up each major reading section
Cons

  • None