Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Ancient China: The Zhou Dynasty and the Era Of the Warring States

Ancient China during the Warring States Period 



















 

 Today's Learning Objective  Identify the political and cultural problems prevalent in the time of Confucius and how he sought to solve them.


Warm-Up Video  Watch the informative video below that a group of high school students made about today's topic of study:  the Zhou Dynasty and the Era of the Warring States. 


Cause and Effect:  The Zhou Dynasty and the Era Of the Warring States Cause is what makes something happen. Effect is what happens as a result. Practice identifying cause and effect while reading about the Zhou Dynasty and the Era of the Warring States using the assignment Cause and Effect: The Zhou Dynasty and the Warring States Era, which can be found in your Social Studies Google Classroom.

CNN Student News  As we watch CNN Student News today, identify one or two news stories that you can pinpoint geographically and place on the Current Event layer of your Social Studies World Map via Google Maps. 

Brazil; Ecuador; Washington, D.C.; Silicon Valley, California; Iraq and Monterey, California were all featured in today's segment. After pinning at least one of these places on your map, consider the most important question: What happened here? You should include a title for the event, the date(s) the event took place, a brief summary of what happened, and include an appropriate photo or video. If you need to refer to a transcript of today's broadcast you can find it here.



Homework  (1.) Complete the assignment Cause and Effect: The Zhou Dynasty and the Warring States Era, which will be due on Friday, April 22. (2.) Complete your Shang Dynasty DocentEDU and Mandate of Heaven DocentEDU assignments, both of which are also due this Friday, April 22.