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Unit 2 River Valley Civilizations
 
Chapter 5   Eastern River Valleys: India & China
2500 B.C. - 1000 B.C.



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Day 1
Topic    Indus River and Huang Ho River Map
Objective
Locate and map the river path from source to mouth.
Complete a map of the "Five Rivers" from source to mouth, locating cities, as well as selected land/water forms.
State Goals
17.A.1a  Identify physical characteristics of places both local and global
Classwork-Homework
Indus River  1:00

IconMap.gif (1246 bytes) Four Old World River Valley Civilizations
Show kids the 4 areas

Pencil.gif (434 bytes) Indus and Hwang Ho River Map Directions

IconMap.gif (1246 bytes) Asia Map  you need to draw in the rivers

Resources
Note02.gif (247 bytes) Outline Map of India and China: Locations written in  page 18
Note02.gif (247 bytes) India Map Indus and Ganges River

 

Day 2
Topic 5-1 The Indus River Valley    
Objective
Describe the Harappan civilization in the Indus River valley.
Understand the Harappan culture was mainly urban by nature.
State Goals
15.E.2b  Identify which public goods and services are provided by differing levels of government.
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.gif (3590 bytes) India Notebook Information Page

Chalkboard.gif (3590 bytes)
 Terms to Learn
Planned Communities:
cities built to a definite plan
Citadel:
fortress on a large mound of dirt( 40 feet) , surrounded by a wall
     
Chalkboard.gif (3590 bytes)
 Places to Locate
Harapa and Mohenjo-daro: oldest example of a planned community
Himalayas: mountains northern India

Indus River Valley Civilization  9:04

Computer.bmp (3254 bytes) Indus Valley PowerPoint

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) How the Indus Valley sites Were Discovered Text A,B, and C and Chart

Resources
Note02.gif (247 bytes) Indus River Valley Time Line

 

Day 3
Topic    Harappans    
Objective
Discuss how the Harappans controlled their environment in order to survive in the Indus River Valley.
State Goals
15.D.2a Explain why people and countries voluntary exchange goods and services.
16.E.3a (W) Describe how the people of the Huang He, Tigris-Euphrates, Nile and Indus River valleys shaped their environments during the agricultural revolution, 4000 - 1000 BCE.
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.gif (3590 bytes) Harappans
Indus River
Bricks: Fired in kiln for houses and public buildings
Planned communities of Harapa and Mohenjo-daro

 Chalkboard.gif (3590 bytes) Evidence of the Civilization
Jewelry
Tools & weapons of stone copper, and bronze
Soapstone seals

Chalkboard.gif (3590 bytes) End of the Harappans: Possible Reasons
Used up the soil
Cut down too many trees
Killed by invaders (bones of dead  with injuries were found in the street)
A Disappearing Civilization   100 year drought
Hurricane: Coastal areas would be hit first and hardest
Climate change
River moved

Harappa: The Lost World  5:54
Harappa Part 1  2:07

Indus River Valley  4:30
Achievements of the Indus River Valley Civilizations  4:15

readme.gif (802 bytes) Read/Scan Section 1 The Indus River Valley pp. 83-87
Harappa & Mohenjo-daro
Decline of the Harappans
Evidence of a Lost Civilization

Resources
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) India History   Information & Questions

 

Day 4
Topic    Spread of Hinduism
Objective
Locate where Hindu religion began.
Understand Hindus believe that all living this have souls.
State Goals
17.A.1a Identify physical characteristics of places, both local and global (e.g., locations, roads, bodies of water).
Classwork-Homework
HINDUISM
Hinduism 1  9:05
Hinduism 2  9:26
Hinduism 3  9:26
Hinduism 4  9:26
Hinduism 5  9:26

atlas.gif (1202 bytes) Atlas of World History

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Atlas of World History pp. 24-25

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)Ancient India and the Spread of Hinduism  14a & 14b

 

Resources

 

Day 5
Topic    History of India
Objective
Introduce the history of India.
The religions of India.
State Goals
16.E.3a (W) Describe how the people of the Huang He, Tigris-Euphrates, Nile and Indus River valleys shaped their environments during the agricultural revolution, 4000 - 1000 BCE.
Classwork-Homework
India History Part 1  9:54

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Electronic Passport to India  

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Questions   

braininjar.gif (1615 bytes) Test 1 and Test 2

Resources

 

Day 6
Topic Virtual Field Trips   
Objective
Use technology as a medium to learn about the Indus river Valley.
State Goals
16.E.3a (W) Describe how the people of the Huang He, Tigris-Euphrates, Nile and Indus River valleys shaped their environments during the agricultural revolution, 4000 - 1000 BCE.
Classwork-Homework
Computer.bmp (3254 bytes) Life in the Indus Valley 
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Indus River Valley Organizer

Pencil.gif (434 bytes) Making Inferences Read the paragraph and see how many inferences you can make about the ancient Indus River Valley civilization after reading Life in the Indus Valley

After above
SchoolBus5.bmp (6174 bytes) A Walk Through Mohenjo-daro
Dice.bmp (3974 bytes)Chinese Slide Puzzle

Resources

 

Day 7
Topic 5-2 Huang Ho Valley
Objective
Explain how religion influenced the Shang Dynasty
List three reasons why the Shang Dynasty declined.
State Goals
16.E.3a (W) Describe how the people of the Huang He, Tigris-Euphrates, Nile and Indus River valleys shaped their environments during the agricultural revolution, 4000 - 1000 BCE.
17.A.1a Identify physical characteristics of places, both local and global (e.g., locations, roads, bodies of water).
Classwork-Homework
Lecture.gif (2227 bytes)
Introduction: Who Invented It? When? Chinese Inventions

Chalkboard.gif (3590 bytes) Chinese Notebook Page   Chinese Poetry Page

Chalkboard.gif (3590 bytes) Terms to Learn
Dynasty:
ruling family
Spirits:
supernatural beings
Ancestors:
those from whom one is descended   
Oracle Bones: used to answer king's questions
Nobles:
people of high rank in a kingdom

Chalkboard.gif (3590 bytes) People to Know
Shang: First ruling family of China

History of Ancient China  :58
Qin Shi Huang Di: The First Emperor of China  8:25
The Qin Army 260 BC  2:10
First Emperor of China  221 BCE  3:10

atlas.gif (1202 bytes) Atlas of World History     
                                                      

atlas.gif (474 bytes) Atlas of World History p. 20

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)Civilization in Ancient China  12a

 

Resources
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Ancient Chinese Dynasties
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) First Civilizations of Ancient China

 

Day 8
Topic    Shang Dynasty
Objective
Make a list of items associated with the Shang Dynasty.                   
Analyze why the Shang Dynasty declined.
State Goals
16.E.3a (W) Describe how the people of the Huang He, Tigris-Euphrates, Nile and Indus River valleys shaped their environments during the agricultural revolution, 4000 - 1000 BCE.
17.A.1a Identify physical characteristics of places, both local and global (e.g., locations, roads, bodies of water).
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.gif (3590 bytes) 
Shang Dynasty Highlights

rich nobles & Poor farmers
ancestor worship
chariots
bowmen
great royal hunts
bronze candlesticks
feudal lords
acupuncture
jade carvings
chinese writing (pictographs)
calligraphy

readme.gif (802 bytes) Section 2 The Huang Ho Valley pp. 88-92
Cities of the Shang
Spirits, Ancestors, and Kings
Decline of the Shang

INVENTIONS OF THE GREAT ANCIENT CHINESE EMPIRE
Inventions of the Great Ancient Chinese Empire 1/5  9:55
Inventions of the Great Ancient Chinese Empire 2/5  9:53
Inventions of the Great Ancient Chinese Empire 3/5  9:55
Inventions of the Great Ancient Chinese Empire 4/5  9:58
Inventions of the Great Ancient Chinese Empire 5/5  6:59

atlas.gif (1202 bytes) Atlas of World History  

atlas.gif (474 bytes) Atlas of World History p. 21

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)Civilization in Ancient China  12b

 

Resources
Note02.gif (247 bytes) Notes on China
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Shang Dynasty

 

Day 9
Topic    Chinese Dynasties                                                   
Objective
Describe the culture of the Zhous.
State Goals
15.E.3a  Identify the types of taxes levied by differing levels of government.
16.E.3a (W) Describe how the people of the Huang He, Tigris-Euphrates, Nile and Indus River valleys shaped their environments during the agricultural revolution, 4000 - 1000 BCE.
17.A.1a  Identify physical characteristics of places, both local and global (e.g., locations, roads, bodies of water).
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.gif (3590 bytes) Chinese Dynasties

Xia Dynasty

20331562 BC
Shang (Yin) Dynasty 1766-1050 BC

Zhou Dynasty

1122-256 BC
     Zhou Empire 1028-256 BC
Qin Dynasty 221-206 BC
Han Dynasty 206 BC-220 AD
Sui Dynasty 581-618 AD
Tang Dynasty 618-907 AD
Sung (Song) Dynasty 907-1279 AD
Jin Dynasty 1115-1234 AD
Yuan Dynasty 1234-1368 AD
Ming Dynasty 1368-1644 AD
Qing (Manchu) Dynasty 1644-1911 AD

readme.gif (1442 bytes)  The Zhou  page 144
Emperor Wu of the Zhou Dynasty Part 1  9:58

Note02.gif (247 bytes) Culture of the Zhou  includes Dynasty Time Line

The Qin Dynasty  3:31

atlas.gif (474 bytes) Atlas of World History

atlas.gif (474 bytes) Atlas of World History pp. 22-23

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)Dynasties of Ancient China  13a & 13b

 

Resources
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Time Line Leson Plan  Create a timeline of Chinese dynasties and events.
Note02.gif (247 bytes) Dynasties of Ancient China

 

Day 10
Topic    Tang and Sung Dynasties 618-1279 AD
Objective
Identufy areas of China controled by the Tang and Sung dynasties.
State Goals
16.B.3b (W)  Identify causes and effects of the rise of the Tang Dynasty.
16.E.3a (W) Describe how the people of the Huang He, Tigris-Euphrates, Nile and Indus River valleys shaped their environments during the agricultural revolution, 4000 - 1000 BCE.
17.A.1a Identify physical characteristics of places, both local and global (e.g., locations, roads, bodies of water).
Classwork-Homework
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Tang Dynasty Daily Life 

The Tang Dynasty  5:35

SECRETS OF THE GREAT WALL
Secrets of the Great Wall Part 1/15  3:40
Secrets of the Great Wall Part 2/15  3:57
Secrets of the Great Wall Part 3/15  2:49
Secrets of the Great Wall Part 4/15  3:07
Secrets of the Great Wall Part 5/15  3:22
Secrets of the Great Wall Part 6/15  3:31
Secrets of the Great Wall Part 7/15  3:21
Secrets of the Great Wall Part 8/15  3:09
Secrets of the Great Wall Part 9/15  3:17
Secrets of the Great Wall Part 10/15  3:17
Secrets of the Great Wall Part 11/15  3:26
Secrets of the Great Wall Part 12/15  3:09
Secrets of the Great Wall Part 13/15  3:37
Secrets of the Great Wall Part 14/15  4:10
Secrets of the Great Wall Part 15/15  4:15

THE SONG DYNASTY
The Song Dynasty Part 1  1/3  8:46
The Song Dynasty Part 1  2/3  8:13
The Song Dynasty Part 1  3/3  8:14

atlas.gif (474 bytes) Atlas of World History
                                                          
                                                     

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Atlas of World History p. 47

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Tang & Sung Dynasties of China  26 

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Inside Out the Great Wall of China  backwards True/False assignment

Resources
Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Great Wall of China   Build the great Wall and find the reasons for each section.
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) The Tang Empire

 

Day 11
Topic    Ming Dynasty of China 1368-1644 AD
Objective
Investigate life in China during the rule of the Ming Dynasty.
Interpret information about the geography, beliefs, and achievements of the Ming in China around 1500.
State Goals
16.B.3b (W)  Identify causes and effects of the rise of the Ming Dynasty.
16.E.3a (W) Describe how the people of the Huang He, Tigris-Euphrates, Nile and Indus River valleys shaped their environments during the agricultural revolution, 4000 - 1000 BCE.
17.A.1a Identify physical characteristics of places, both local and global (e.g., locations, roads, bodies of water).
Classwork-Homework
Note02.gif (247 bytes) Ming Dynasty

THE MING DYNASTY
The Ming Dynasty Part 1  1/3  8:26
The Ming Dynasty Part 1 2/3  8:29
The Ming Dynasty Part 1 3/3  8:27

The Ming Necropolis  1:34
Tomb of the Wanli Emperor of The Ming Dynasty  8:44

atlas.gif (474 bytes) Atlas of World History

atlas.gif (474 bytes) Atlas of World History p. 50

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)Ming Dynasty of China Activity 28

 

Resources
BookOpen.bmp (16686 bytes) Ming Dynasty Sea Voyages Recognize the bodies of water near China and South Asia, understand the role of Zheng He in the Ming voyages, and understand the purpose of the Ming voyages.

 

Day 12
Topic    Eastern River Valley Civilizations
Objective
Review the chapter for evaluation.
State Goals
16.B.3b (W)  Identify causes and effects of the rise and the decline of the Eastern River Valley Civilizations.
16.E.3a (W) Describe how the people of the Huang He, Tigris-Euphrates, Nile and Indus River valleys shaped their environments during the agricultural revolution, 4000 - 1000 BCE.
Classwork-Homework
Pencil.gif (434 bytes) Eastern River Valleys By the Number
Resources

 

Day 13
Topic Eastern River Valleys Foldable
Objective
Create a foldable booklet in place of a social studies test.
State Goals
16.B.3b (W)  Identify causes and effects of the rise and the decline of the Eastern River Valley Civilizations.
16.E.3a (W) Describe how the people of the Huang He, Tigris-Euphrates, Nile and Indus River valleys shaped their environments during the agricultural revolution, 4000 - 1000 BCE.
Classwork-Homework
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Eastern River Valleys Foldable

Section 1  p.87 Harappan Accomplishments
Planned communities, street grids, bathrooms, sanitation system, granaries,
system of writing, use of seals, creation of jewelry and weapons
Section 2 p. 92 Structure of a Shang City
Center- palace and temple
Middle- Public buildings and homes of high government officials
Outer- Workshops, burial grounds, homes of workers
Assessment p. 93 Power and Authority in the Shang Government
Spirits and Ancestors
King
Nobles
Artisans
Farmers

 

Resources

 

Day 14
Topic    Timeline of China's Dynasties
Objective
Create a time line that shows events in relation to length and time of other dynasties.
Visually compare different Chinese dynasties.
State Goals
Classwork-Homework
BookOpen.bmp (16686 bytes) Chinese Dynasty Timeline 8-page lesson plan
Resources

 

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Classwork-Homework
Resources


Teacher Resources

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ABACUS
 star.gif (2279 bytes) Build a LEGO Abacus
ARCHAEOLOGY
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) The Hidden Museums of the Mediterranean Sea  Underwater archaeology
GENGHIS KHAN
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Genghis Khan   National Geographic
CHINA
 Pencil.gif (434 bytes) China Dynasties
 crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Chinese Dragon Paper Cutting
 BookOpen.bmp (16686 bytes) The Hunters and the Hunted: The Search for China's Past  blank chart on China's dynasties
 BookOpen.bmp (16686 bytes) Time Line Lesson Plan   Complete a time line that will show lengths and times of various Chinese Dynasties
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Chinese New Year Decorations  Sayings in Chinese
 Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Six Paths to China WebQuest
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes)Ancient China Links
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Chinese History for Beginners
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Get a Chinese Name
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) History of the Fortune Cookie
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Inventions
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Kites
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Tea
CHOPSTICKS
 Dice.bmp (3974 bytes) The Chopsticks Game
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) OnLine Fortune Cookie
EMPERORS
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Emperors of the Ming Dynasty Pictures
EMPRESS DOWAGER
 bookpages.gif (1592 bytes) Court Life in China  An online book describing court life in Imperial China. 
GEOGRAPHY
BookOpen.bmp (16686 bytes) World History and Geography to 1500 AD 255 pages enhanced scope and sequence
GREAT WALL OF CHINA
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Building A Great Wall  Each student will choose a topic to research,  They will record their information a on a brick that will be used to make a sample of the Great Wall outside of our classroom.
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Great Wall of China Assignment  Analyze the benefits and the costs of constructing the wall.
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Inside Out the Great Wall of China  short backwards True/False assignment
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Great Wall
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Great Wall of China  The New 7 Wonders of the World
HAN DYNASTY 206 BC-220 AD
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Han Dynasty
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Han Dynasty Map
HARAPPAN CIVILIZATION
 Pencil.gif (434 bytes) Harappan Internet Hunt
 BookOpen.bmp (16686 bytes) Harappan Lesson Plan
 Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Harappan Digs from archaeology OnLine
 Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Six Paths to China
 Camera.bmp (4422 bytes) Harappa Seals 2600-1900 BC Layers 3a-3c
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) A Walk Around Harappa
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) A Walk Through Lothal An ancient Indus port city.
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Ancient Harappa in 3-D
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Lothal A busy industrial center importing pure copper and producing bronze bracelets, fish-hooks, chisels, spearheads and ornaments which were supplied through normal trade channels all over the western province and beyond.
INDUS RIVER
 Pencil.gif (434 bytes) Making Inferences Read the paragraph and see how many inferences you can make about the ancient Life in the Indus Valley
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Around the Indus in 90 Slides Good one to show in class on computer projector
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) India TimeLine
INDUS VALLEY
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Indus Valley Civilization Daily Life
INVENTIONS
 BookOpen.bmp (16686 bytes) Chinese Inventions  Students try to match important inventions and scientific discoveries with their countries of origin.
MAPS
 Pencil.gif (434 bytes) China Map Assignment
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Map Directory from ABC Teach
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Map Ancient India
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) CIA Fact Book
MING DYNASTY  1368-1644
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) The Decline of the Ming
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) The Forbidden City  The Forbidden City, at the center of the ancient city of Beijing, was home to 24 emperors during the Ming and Qing dynasties. We open the doors of the Forbidden City and allow you to tour inside this beautiful palace with its long 500 year history.
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Ming Dynasty  History
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Ming Dynasty Maritime History
MOHENJO-DARO
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) A Walk Through Mohenjo-daro  A Harappan urban city.
MUGHALS
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Mughals  1400 - the present time
ORACLE BONES
 camera.GIF (174 bytes)Oracle Bones Picture
QIN DYNASTY 221-206 BC
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Mausoleum of Qin Shi Huangdi   Tomb of China's first emperor
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Qin Dynasty
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Tera Cotta Warriors
QING (MANCHU) DYNASTY 1644-1911
 SchoolBus5.bmp (6174 bytes) Tour of a Qing Dynasty Merchant's House.
SHANG DYNASTY  1766-1050 BC
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Artifacts from a Shang Dynasty Tomb
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) The Shang
SILK
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Silk Road  Before the discovery of the sea route to India, the Silk Road was the most important connection between the East and West.
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes)  History of Silk
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) History of Silk 2
SONG DYNASTY
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) China's Age of Invention
TANG DYNASTY 618-907 AD
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Tang TimeLine
ZHENG-HE Admiral of the Western Seas
 BookOpen.bmp (16686 bytes) Ming Dynasty Sea Voyages  The lesson is designed to have students draw comparisons between China and European countries in terms of technology and the ability to project national power overseas.
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Time Line of Ming Voyages
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Remember Zheng-He
ZHOU DYNASTY 1122-256 BC
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Zhou Dynasty

 

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