Ancient China Unit: 9 engaging activities! Geography, Dynasties, & Philosophy!
In the Ancient China Unit, you will receive 9 highly-engaging lessons to teach your students all about Ancient China. This bundle saves you 30% over buying each activity separate!
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Your students will enjoy making this lantern to help celebrate the Lunar New Year / Chinese New Year! Includes 2 different options of lantern printable.
2 different levels of lantern printables
Zodiac information cards
This ZIP file contains the following Southwest Asia resource pack files – Geography of Southwest Asia, Environmental Issues, Where People Live and Work, Ethnic Groups, Prominent Religions, Governments: Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey, Economies: Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey, Voluntary Trade and
This ZIP file contains all of my Southern and Eastern Asia files – Geography of Southern and Eastern Asia, Environmental Issues of Asia, Comparing Asian Governments, Comparing Asian Economies, Belief Systems, India's Independence, Vietnam's Independence, Rebuilding Japan after World War II, Communi
This unit has everything you need to teach your students about China. With over 120 pages of interesting facts, pictures, and activities, you and your students will love this packet.
This packet includes 16 lesson plans to help you as you plan your unit. Each lesson is written out and the packet i
Learning about the Chinese New Year will be fun for your students when they complete the two literacy activities in this packet! Both activities were designed for cooperative learning teams, but they would work equally well with partners or in a small guided reading group. The first lesson is a sort
This 20-something page kid-friendly and thorough informational booklet was written for UPPER ELEMENTARY readers. It contains 14 sub topics on Japan:
2. The Great Tohoku Earthquake
3. Prefectures and Cities
6. 3 Special Holidays for Children
This ZIP file contains all three of my Daily Social Studies Warm-Up files that are aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for seventh grade Social Studies (Africa, Southwest Asia, Southern and Eastern Asia). There are 235 questions that you can use to begin your Social Studies class every day.
It’s almost that time again— BIG STATE STANDARDIZED TEST TIME!! Are your students ready?! Have them play the fun, interactive games in this bundle and they’ll have the vocabulary words down in no time! These 11 games are quick and easy ways for students to review history-related vocabulary words fro
Christmas around the world Endless (185 pages and growing) is a bundle filled with literacy activities and crafts. Your students will learn about how 30 different countries celebrate Christmas around the world - at least 10 countries will be added each year! They will learn about traditions, Christ
This color-by-number coloring activity is the perfect way for your students to review key concepts of Southern and Eastern Asia’s Geography (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standards: SS7G9). Your students will have fun answering the review questions and coloring in the corresponding answers
This 18-something page kid-friendly and thorough informational booklet was written for LOWER ELEMENTARY readers. It contains 13 sub topics on Japan:
2. Mount Fuji
3. Cities and Homes
4. 3 Special Holidays for Children
Symbols of Japan
This color-by-number coloring activity is the perfect way for your students to review key concepts of Southwest Asia’s Geography (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standards: SS7G5a and SS7G8b). Your students will have fun answering the review questions and coloring in the corresponding answers
This is a fun, interactive way for students to review information that they’ve learned about Southwest Asia’s geography. You will print and cut out the 30 task cards, and then tape the cards around your classroom and hallway, spacing them out so that they aren’t too close together. During the Galler
Help your kids learn while staying busy and engaged with this 20 question Silk Road Web Quest! The students will use three different websites (please see below) in order to answer the questions. Once they have completed the Web Quest they will design their own bumper sticker (that could have been
This file is a resource pack about the important political and physical features in Southwest Asia (as outlined by the Georgia Standard of Excellence– SS7G5). This lesson includes a presentation with important facts about the features and where they are located, as well as colorful images. There is
This unit aligns with the 2nd Grade Social Studies standard involving Ancient Civilizations. Throughout this unit, students learn about Ancient China. It is packed with activities and resources to help students learn about China is a fun way. I've also included three writing pieces to accompany t
This file is a resource pack that compares and contrasts the belief systems originating in Southern and Eastern Asia: Buddhism, Hinduism, Shintoism, and Confucianism (as outlined by the Georgia Standard of Excellence – SS7G12). This lesson includes a presentation with important facts and colorful im
This is a fun, interactive way for students to review information that they’ve learned about Southern and Eastern Asia’s geography. You will print and cut out the 35 task cards, and then tape the cards around your classroom and hallway, spacing them out so that they aren’t too close together. During
This file is a resource pack that compares and contrasts the three prominent religions in Southwest Asia (Middle East): Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (as outlined by the Georgia Standard of Excellence – SS7G8c). This lesson includes a presentation with important information relating to the belief
This 17+ page kid-friendly and thorough informational booklet was written for LOWER ELEMENTARY readers. It contains 15 sub topics on China:
1. Fast Facts
4. The Forbidden City
5. The Great Wall of China
6. Inventions from China
10. Life in China To
Want a fun activity for teaching about the Silk Road and the Chinese Han Dynasty?
Visit the Han Dynasty and allow students to investigate the different locations involved in the Silk Road Trade Route with this easy
This file is a resource pack about the structures of the national governments of Southwest Asia, specifically Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey (as outlined by the Georgia Standard of Excellence -- SS7CG3). There is a presentation that includes important facts and images; as well as many useful graph
Around the World Literacy and Craftivity book 2
Your students will learn about 15 different countries. They will learn about traditions, holidays, customs and language while they take a trip around the world. As they complete each unit, they can track their progress in both the passport and the
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This China PPT is available for download as a whole unit (with 6 parts and 93 slides) or as individual downloads to teach separately. There are games, graphic organizers, mo
Once you've taught the Qin Dynasty you need to teach the Han, and you can't teach the Han without discussing the Silk Road, the trade route that stretched from China to the Mediterranean.
The exit card comes with a discussion question which has students analyze the differences between the economic
Around the World Interactive Notebook
In this packet you will find reading passages and interactive activities for 30 countries. Students can learn a little bit about each country, then expand upon their learning through discussions and further research. They will learn about the different ways tha
Religion Fast Fact Cards are an engaging way for students to record important details about a specific world religion. The cards should be printed on card stock. Use a different colored card stock for each religion to help make the cards visually appealing and aid the students in retaining the infor
Welcome to the Around the World Task Cards Your students will practice their knowledge about 17 different countries with these 60 task cards. They will review traditions, holidays, customs, flags, food and language while they take a trip around the world.
This file is a resource pack about the major physical features in Southern and Eastern Asia: Ganges River, Huang He (Yellow River), Chang Jiang (Yangtze) River, Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean, Sea of Japan, South China Sea, Yellow Sea, Gobi Desert, Taklimakan Desert, Himalayan Mountains, and Korean Pen
Chinese New Year 2018 is the year of the dog! Help your students understand this widely celebrated holiday with this FREE wheel. Print on card stock. Use a fastener to attach cover, spin and find the year you were born!
You might want to check out this resource too! Chinese New Year 2018 Early
This file is a resource pack about how the distribution of oil has affected the development of Southwest Asia (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard -- SS7G7a). There is a presentation that includes important facts and images; as well as many useful graphic organizers and creative activiti
This 37-page file describes the impact of Communism in China in terms of Mao Zedong, the Great Leap Forward, the Cultural Revolution, and Tiananmen Square (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard -- SS7H3d). There are also engaging activities and a comprehension check (quiz) included in this
This 80-page file is a presentation that compares the economies of Asian countries: China, India, Japan, and North Korea (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard -- SS7E8). Topics discussed: Economic System, Land Use, Natural Resources, Industries, Specialization, GDP and GDP Per Capita, Une
This 18 page kid-friendly and thorough informational booklet was written for LOWER ELEMENTARY readers. It contains 12 sub topics on South Korea:
2. North Korea and South Korea
3. Symbols of South Korea
4. Cities and Homes
7. Children and school
8. A Special Holid
In this lesson students are introduced to the numerous inventions to originate in ancient China (including gunpowder, the wheelbarrow, the calendar, and many others). Students will make their own inferences to determine the importance of these inventions (then and now) and will be expected to relate
This homework is designed to allow students to create a poster showing the important Chinese inventions of the Tang, Song, and Ming Dynasties. Included in the zip file are the following in pdf and ppt format:
1 - A cover sheet with instructions.
2 - Reading selections about 6 major Chinese inventi
This file is a resource pack that explains the historical reasons for the establishment of the modern State of Israel in 1948 (as outlined by the Georgia Standard of Excellence – SS7H2b). This lesson includes a presentation with important information about the Jewish religious connection to the land
Prior to becoming a teacher, I was a pen & ink illustrator, designing detailed greeting cards for international paper companies. Now that I am in the classroom, I create art for a smaller audience. This zentangle coloring sheet is one of a continually expanding array of black and white high-reso
This product is a mapping activity on the continent of Asia; including the regions of Monsoon Asia, Southwest/Central Asia and Middle East. Students will label and color 42 different Asian Nations as well as draw and label major physical features.
When students have completed the map they will the
This file is a resource pack that describes how nationalism led to independence in India (as outlined by the Georgia Standards of Excellence – SS7H3ab). This lesson includes a presentation with important facts about the impact of Mohandas Gandhi’s belief in non-violent protest on India’s independenc
The following is two-day (75 minute period) common core-based lesson on Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire. The lessons contain a variety of activities that promote critical thinking, class discussion, and an array of other social studies skills.
Topics covered in this lesson include:
• Mongol cult
A word search puzzle to celebrate Chinese New Year. Includes 22 words to look for. Puzzlers will have to look in all directions to find the hidden words including backwards and diagonally.
The vocabulary words included are: Ancestors, Boar, Compass, Dog, Dragon, Dumplings, Envelope, Fans, Festiva
This file is a resource pack that explains the impact of location, climate, physical characteristics, distribution of natural resources, and population distribution on Southern and Eastern Asia (as outlined by the Georgia Standard of Excellence – SS7G11). This lesson includes a presentation with imp
This 20 page kid-friendly and thorough informational booklet was written for UPPER ELEMENTARY readers. It contains 13 sub topics on South Korea:
2. North Korea and South Korea
3. Symbols of South Korea
8. Children and School
9. Special Holidays
This 51-page file describes the national governments of India, Japan, and China (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard -- SS7CG7). Everything you need to teach these standards is in this file! There are presentation-style notes (with facts, images, key vocabulary, people, etc.), as well as
Southeast Asia: What in the World Mysteries are deductive reasoning activities about all the countries of Southeast Asia.
This file contains eleven mysteries and their answers based on countries in Southeast Asia: Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Laos, East Timor, Singapore, Bur
Here is a great set of worksheets to introduce and teach young learners about China and their culture and customs.
Some of the activities included in this set are:
- Find, match, and read vocabulary words.
- Practice writing, spelling, coloring and drawing.
- Spinner and dice games
- Easy countin