- What are the lasting achievements of early Chinese dynasties?
- How did Chinese philosophies develop and shape society?
- What impact did the Silk Road have on China and other parts of the world?
- How has the legacy of Ancient China impacted other civilizations?
In this unit we will...
- Excavate a tomb from the Shang Dynasty and see what its contents reveal about this fascinating civilization
- Identify the three Chinese philosophies that emerged after the Warring States Period and apply one of the philosophies to a classroom/school scenario
- Evaluate the rule of Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi, one of Ancient China's most interesting and controversial leaders- Was he an effective or ineffective leader?
- Describe the achievements of the Han Dynasty
- Explain the impact of the Silk Road on Asia and Europe