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This episode is part of a larger series of short, interactive, and engaging lessons for students in World History.
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Ridgway World History Episode 13: The Qin & Han Dynasties
Time: 80 Minutes
Topic: This episode examines two of China's dynasties: the Qin and the Han. It also builds off of the learning established in previous lessons on China's dynastic cycles and Confucianism and Daoism. Lastly, it introduces the philosophy of legalism and the achievements of the Han Dynasty.
-Mini-Lesson with scaffolded Cornell-style notes: fill-in-the-blank, free-form, and digital.
-Integrated videos and extension activities
-A Choose Your Own Adventure Story called "A Tiny Dynasty" based on the ideas of Confucianism, Daoism, and Legalism. *online access for students needed*
-A Gallery Walk of Han Dynasty achievements with a built-in writing assignment.
-A timeline activity for students to help differentiate between the first four dynasties in China (Shang, Zhou, Qin, Han) *online access needed*
Formats: Google Apps, Word, PowerPoint, PDF.
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Tags: China, Chinese Civilizations, World History, Ridgway History, Chinese River Valley, Yangtze, Yellow, Loess, Mandate of Heaven, Shang, Zhou, Chinese Dynasties, Geography, Interactive, Vocabulary, Qin, Han, Legalism, Confucianism, Daoism.