Friday, March 13, 2015

The Dynasties of Ancient China



 Today's Learning Objective  Analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of early civilizations of China.  


Video Warm Up  Welcome to the amazing world of Ancient Chinese Dynasties! Watch the entertaining and informative video below and share your response here.   


Ancient China Dynasty Timeline  Today you will create a digital timeline featuring the earliest dynasties of Ancient China: the Neolithic Era (Xia Dynasty), Shang Dynasty, Chou (Zhou) Dynasty, Ch'in (Qin) Dynasty, and Han Dynasty. In addition to labeling each dynasty, your timeline should include the years of their reign and an image representing each dynasty. You can find the assignment Ancient China Dynasty Timeline in your Social Studies folders, which includes an example of how to complete your timeline. You can find images and information about ancient Chinese dynasties here and here. You may also Google each dynasty for additional images and dates.