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  • 1. Question of the Day What are the two main Mountain Ranges in China? Himalayan Mountains Qinling Mountains
  • 2. Objective
    • To learn about Early Chinese Civilization
  • 3.  
  • 4. VOCABULARY
    • Legend: Stories handed down from earlier times
    • Ritual: A set way of conducting a ceremony
    • Ancestors: Relatives further back than Grandparents
    • Oracle Bones: Shells or bones that tells a story
    • Oracle: Person who gives wise advice
    • Characters: Symbols, used in writing
  • 5. Example
    • At my family Christmas, my dad always starts the meal by cutting the turkey.
    Ritual
  • 6. Example
    • Someone once told me, “Mr. Klumper, always be nice to people.”
    Oracle
  • 7. Example Oracle Bone
  • 8. Example Ancestors (Not mine)
  • 9. Example
    • “My grandpa used to tell me that giraffe's necks are so long because the ones with short neck’s couldn’t reach the food, so they died out.”
    • Legend
  • 10. Example Characters
  • 11. China’s Legends
    • “Yu the Great” –the Legend of the Great
    • Flood. --Greatest Legend of China
    • The Legend of Yu the Great shows how important agriculture is to China
  • 12. 5000 B.C.
    • North China South China
    • Millet Rice
    • Fruits
    • Vegetables
    Pottery: Used to transport Rice
  • 13. China’s First Dynasties
    • Xia Dynasty
    • Shang Dynasty
  • 14. Shang Dynasty
    • Gained control of China in 1600 B.C.
    • Used Chariots and Bronze weapons
    • -Sword and Dagger
    • Used their ancestors to communicate with the most powerful gods
    • Used bronze in rituals to honor their ancestors
  • 15. The Shang Dynasty
    • Nature gods
    • -god of Wind
    • -god of Rain
    • -god of Fire
    • Direction gods
    • -god of North
    • -god of South
    • -god of West
    • -god of East
    Feared angry gods would bring disease, disasters or enemy attacks Oracle Bones
  • 16. The Legend of Silk
    • Turn to Page 239 Please
  • 17. Quad-Fold Organizer
    • Listen Carefully to the instructions
  • 18. Take out Homework from Tuesday