Chapter 19: How did geography affect life in ancient China?
Overview -Students will create a relief map and a geographic poster of China’s five regions and support the hypotheses about the influence of geography on settlement and ways of life in ancient China.
· describe the geography of China’sregions and analyze how each region’s physical features, climate, and vegetation affect daily life.
· create a relief map.
· record, analyze, and present geographic data.
· locate the Huang He Valleyand explain why Chinese civilization originated there.
· explain how China’s geographic features isolated it from the rest fo the world.
o North China Plain
Chapter 21:How did Confucianism, Daoism, and Legalism influence political rule in ancient China?
· identify political and cultural issues at the end of the Zhou dynasty.
· describe the lives and fundamental teaching of Confucius, Laozi, and Hanfeizi
· explain how various schools of thought affected political rule in China.
· apply Confucian, Daoist, and Legalist principal to contemporary situations.
o Mandate of Heavan
o civil servant
o yin and yang
Chapter 22:Was the Emperor of Qin an effective leader?
Overview -Students analyze and bring to life images aboutQin Shihuangdi’s political and cultural unification of China, his efforts to protect China’s northern boundaries, and his dispute with Confucian scholars.
· explain how the emperor Shihuangdi unified northern China under the Qin dynasty.
· analyze the policies and achievements of the Emperor of Qin
· evaluate the extent to which Qin Shihuangdi was an effective leader
o Qin Shihuangdi
o Great Wall