Thursday, March 19, 2015

The Mandate of Heaven

Warm Up Quiz  Show me what you learned about the Shang Dynasty by taking the quiz here.  
Crash Course Video:  Ancient China  Let the team at Crash Course review and introduce some key ideas related to Ancient China.  Watch the video below.  

The Mandate of Heaven  Learn about this important belief held by many in Ancient China regarding how the right to rule was determined. You can read about it here and here.  Can you synthesize the information from the three written sources (and the Crash Course Video) and describe in your own words what the Mandate of Heaven was and how it worked? Try doing so here.  

Homework  (1.) Complete your description of the Mandate of HeavenComplete the Shang Dynasty Webquest, which is due on Friday, March 20(2.) Complete the Shang Dynasty Webquest, the Dynasty Concept Map, and Ancient China Dynasty Timeline, which are all due tomorrow, Friday, March 20