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The Beginnings of Ancient China Lesson

China
China
China

Use the slideshow, teacher resources, and student worksheets in this social studies mini-lesson to give students a general overview of ancient China. This mini-lesson can be taught as part of 1 or 2 45-minute class periods. The activities and exercises can be completed in class or given as take-home assignments. The lesson content is accessible and approachable for both social studies teachers and generalists, and includes background material for brush-up or pre-lecture preparation.

Grades
4
5
6

Use this mini-lesson to introduce students to ancient China. Teach students about the unification of ancient China in 221 B.C. under the Qin dynasty. 

Excerpted from

China Book Cover

Eyewitness: Ancient China

E.j. Opik and Laura Buller

This book is a spectacular and informative guide to the history of the great Chinese empire and the customs and traditions of its people. Stunning real-life photographs and lifelike models offer a unique "eyewitness" view of life in imperial China, from its earliest beginnings in the Bronze Age to its final days in the early years of the 20th century.

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