Ancient China Geography: The environment, settlement, & features of early China!
This Ancient China Geography lesson is included in the large Ancient China Unit, located here:
Ancient China Unit!
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This Ancient China Geography lesson provides an engaging view into China's geography, environment, and how the environment determined peoples' way of life in early China.
Students complete guided graphic organizer as they read details and handouts about several of China's geographic features.
Students start with an intro on China Proper and Outer China. Then, students closely examine 4 key features of Outer China - the Taklimakan Desert, Gobi Desert, Manchurian Plain, and the Tibetan Plateau. Once students have examined Outer China they will then study China Proper. Here, students read closely about the Huang He River (Yellow River), the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang), and the Pearl River. As students navigate they complete each section of their graphic organizer. A final writing prompt in included to recap how geography impacted the lives of the ancient Chinese!
This resource includes a paper in-class version and a 1:1 Google compatible version to be used in conjunction with Google Classroom. Just follow the included instructions for how to access the Google version, then share the resource through Google or assign via Google Classroom. This will allow students to type directly into the document!
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