In this high-interest activity on Ancient China Philosophies, student engagement is driven by learning, drawing, and acting about one of three major Chinese philosophies, Confucianism, Daoism, and Legalism. This ancient China lesson continues as students complete the reading assignment for their phi
Students will color and doodle as they take notes to learn about Confucianism and Daoism or Taoism. These graphic doodle notes cover basic facts about Confucianism and Taoism. The Confucianism graphic notes cover Confucius, the Analects of Confucius and the 5 Relationships, and Confucianism's relati
THIS IS A MUST-HAVE FOR ANY TEACHER LOOKING TO MAKE A STUDY OF THE BUDDHISM, CONFUCIANISM, & TAOISM RELEVANT AND ACCESSIBLE FOR MIDDLE-SCHOOLERS. EASY-TO-FOLLOW, PERFECT FOR AN INTRO, DECLARATIVE LESSON, OR EVEN AS A FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT. ENJOY!***In addition to the original slides, this downl
This fun activity gets students out of their seats and using QR Readers while they learn about Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism/Taoism, and Legalism. Scatter (or hide!) 30 statements around your room or even outside! Students use the QR Readers on iPods, iPads, tablets, etc. to scan the QR c
This fun, creative, simulation-based lesson is LOVED by my students - they remember it years later! Brush off your acting skills, because you'll have to try your hardest to keep a straight face as you lead students through a role play that they don't even know they're in!
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Your students live in ancient China and they have been chosen to design a help wanted advertisement for one of the following philosophies - Legalism, Daoism or Confucianism. The founder of the chosen philosophy is hoping to hire an assistant to help guide people in the philosophy. The task of your
This fun activity promotes higher level thinking as students learn about Confucianism, Daoism, and Legalism. The informational text is packed with key information about each philosophy and has a correlating page of questions to check for understanding. Next, students will fill out a chart to organiz
Students will work in groups of four to present a talk show. Their talk show will include the host who will ask the deep and engaging questions and three guests who will answer in an interesting and detailed way. The three guests that the talk show host will interview are Confucius (Confucianism),
This activity allows students to consider 21 quotations, several of them from popular films (Matrix, Star Wars, Mulan, Kung Fu Panda), and match them to either Buddhism, Confucianism, or Daoism. A new quote appears with each click, and an answer appears with each click so that you can pace the less
Are you looking for an engaging and fun way to introduce students to the three Chinese philosophies?! LOOK NO FURTHER! This visually pleasing resource asks students to interpret quotes that reflect each philosophy and then make inferences about each philosophy's beliefs based on the quote. This is
This Bingo game reviews concepts from Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism/Taoism, and Legalism. Want to use it during Distance Learning? Play it during a video meeting!Includes:*30 unique bingo cards (color and greyscale versions, PDF, Google Drive link, and PowerPoint version; not editable i
I use this as the second lesson in my Ancient China unit (after doing the Ancient China Geography/Shang & Zhou Dynasty Google Slides lesson). I put students into groups to research one of the three Chinese philosophies. Then they fill in the graphic organizer with the information they gathered.
This lesson plan covers the origins, main ideas, and spread of Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Christianity.
Students will read a 2 page article about these religions and philosophies. They will then read a series of quotes and statements and have to match each quote to the correct religion
***Updated hyperlinksThis series of 17 PowerPoint slides allows students to fill out seven topics related to Taoism, and then make connections and watch corresponding scenes (via YouTube links) from the Star Wars films. A fun, engaging way to introduce or review Taoism. Enjoy!There is a free graphic
This is a great resource in which students can compare and contrast the three philosophies that ancient Chinese thinkers hoped would bring the chaos of the Warring States Period to an end.This product includes a packet with a graphic organizer separating what each philosophy thinks about human behav
This One Pager Bundle on Ancient China includes:☆ One Pager Instructions☆ One Pager Rubric☆ Individual examples of One Pagers☆ Extension activity suggestions☆ Ancient Chinese Philosophies Graphic Organizer ☆ Ancient Chinese Philosophies PowerPoint presentation Adaptable for any grade level or conten
In this activity, students will examine eight scenarios that teenagers deal. Student will use their prior knowledge of Confucianism, Daoism and Legalism to determine how a teen would handle each scenario based on the three philosophies.
A detailed and Common Core-friendly lesson that introduces students to the emergence of Confucianism, Daoism, and Legalism.
Lesson includes three well-conceived and well-organized activities.
Cooperative Learning Opportunities - each activity
This download includes both PDF and MS WORD versions of both worksheets described below...1) Daoist (Toaist) TextsThis two page document (one paper, front and back) offers several excerpts and quotations from the Dao De Jing, and offers students an opportunity to match various quotes to Taoist conce
Students will begin by using a reading strategy to gather information about the three major philosophies of ancient China: Confucianism, Daoism and Legalism. In order to practice the skill, they will investigate modern day scenarios in order to make educated predictions about how a leader subscribin
This lesson plan and student handouts include:
* Learning objectives
* Teacher instructions
* 3 readings to use for a jigsaw learning activity on Confucianism, Daoism, and Legalism (note: there is no reading for Buddhism)
* 20 statements to be sorted into the correct philosophy
* Student char
Taoism, This Kid's Life is a booklet that focuses on how a child lives daily life in a their religion. This particular book tracks the life of a girl named Lu Ming who is a Taoist girl living in China.Included:1. A pre-test to see what your students know about Taoism - Tao - Daoism2. A 3 page lette
Presentation takes students through the three philosophies or religions of China: Confucianism, Buddhism, and Doaism (Taoism). Students see who started each philosophy and how it spread along with the basic teachings, practices and doctrines of each, such as the Eightfold path of Buddhism, the Yin Y
These two activities are a fun way to get students to better understand as well as become interested in the principles of Daoism/Taoism (one of the Leadership Philosophies/Three Schools of Thought that developed in Ancient China). After students have finished reading the excerpt “The Tao of Who?” fr