Yin And Yang
Learners examine the symbols of change, Heaven and Earth, as expressed in Chinese art and literature in this High School lesson plan. Evaluation is accomplished through a short, small-group research project.
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Classical Civilizations: The Rise of States and Empires
History is full of great empires rising to power—and falling into dust. But what does religion and a society's belief system have to do with a civilization's fate? A thorough explanation of the impact of world religions on their...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Public Christmas Displays and Lynch v. Donnelly
Does a Christmas display on government property violate the Constitution? Learners study the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment and learn about the landmark Supreme Court case Lynch v. Donnelly through watching a documentary and...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.
Here's a great resource for your curriculum library. The 240-page packet, organized into units by topics, includes sample lesson plans, links to primary and secondary source documents, worksheets, activities, and sample assessments.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Ch 2: Early China, Nubia, Meroe, and The First Civilizations in the Americas 2000-221 BCE
While this presentation is somewhat lacking, it may be just enough to supplement a lesson on early civilizations. Young historians provide a brief overview of the politics, society, and technology of ancient China, Nubia, and...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Chinese Philosophies & Ethical Codes
Focusing primarily on Confucianism, these slides contrast the philosophies of India with those of China - and introduce the philosophies of Legalism and Daoism as well. Your world history lecture will come alive with the clear outlines...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
The Hidden Meanings of Yin and Yang
The yin-yang is a familiar symbol that is deeply rooted in the Chinese religion and philosophy of Daoism. Your young historians will learn about the true significance of the yin, which is the dark swirl, and the light swirl of the yang,...
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History