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Looking for a digital breakout covering Ancient China? If so, then this is the document for you! All you need is connection to the internet! This breakout is on a Google site.
A digital breakout has students find a series of online clues to unlock "locks." Breakouts are a great way to increase student engagement in the 21st century. The 4Cs are incorporated as students must collaborate, communicate, create, and think critically!
In this breakout:
On your tour of the Great Wall of China, you decided to stop for some lunch. While you were eating, someone snatched your wallet. You don't have any money to get back to your hotel. However, someone has offered you some money if you are willing to help them solve the puzzles below! Can you return back safely or will there be a lot more walking in your future?
The Great Wall of China
Chinese Inventions: Paper making, gun powder, movable type printing, & the compass
Warring States of Chinas and dynasties
Chinese Philosophies: Confucianism, Daoism, & Legalism
The Silk Road
5 Locks (Google Form):
Answer Key Included! 45 min time limit is suggested.
Purchased document is a Word doc that includes a Google Link with the breakout. Google Drive and Google Classroom ready!
Part of my Ancient Civilizations Breakout Bundle
Are you looking for a way to make a topic more engaging, technological, and interactive? Well, then this is the product for you! 100% digital, this doc can be used to introduce or reinforce the study of Ancient China.
Components/Skills of this doc:
Using Text Evidence
Writing an argument
Topics Covered in this doc:
Geography of China
Ancient Chinese Philosophies (Confucianism, Daoism, Legalism)
The Silk Road
The Black Death
Product includes the link to the doc. Must have internet access. Doc is web-based. Video link is from YouTube. It may be blocked by school filter. If so, show the video whole class. You may need to create a Padlet, FlipGrid and Answer Garden link for a few of the activities. Some activities may require Adobe flash. Be sure your school district gives students access to documents from outside of your school district.
Part of my Ancient Civilizations Hyperdoc Bundle.
This activity includes 9 activity squares that address different multiple intelligences based on the study of Ancient China. This menu of activities can be used as a formative or summative assessment of China. It includes ranked activities by points and a variety of activities that assess different aspects of Chinese culture. Activities can be modified for your group and/or unit of study. Includes grading rubric.
Dynasties (Zhou, Shang, Qin, Han)
The Silk Road
Philosophies: Confucianism, Legalism, Daoism
The Great Wall
Compare and Contrast
Point of View
Rank the three major philosophies and explain using evidence
Write a diary entry from the point of view of a traveler on the Silk Road
Write a poem or a song about The Great Wall
Record a newscast about the Terracotta Army
Download includes a link to the choice board and rubric. Each activity is linked to a separate document that gives a more thorough description of the assignment. Document can be easily shared through Google Drive or Google Classroom.
Part of an Ancient Civilizations Choice Board Bundle
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