Do Now Respond in your notebooks• List 3 things that pop in your head when you think of China• How do you think China has benefited the Modern World?
This WeekMonday Chinese Contribution to PhilosophyTuesday (Today) Chinese Inventions Thru DynastiesWednesday Current Events (Taliah, Ayisha, Grisselle)Thursday Mongols InvadeFriday China Gets Back Up Today’s Agenda: 1. Guided Notes 2. Invention Activity 3. Discussion 4. Debrief Paragraph
How has China benefited our Modern World?• A journey through 5 dynasties…
Sui Dynasty(581-618 C.E.) • Grand Canal Constructed – (largest artificial river in the world today) • Canal Locks Invented • Paper Money Invented • Est. Professional Army • Overworked and over taxed
Invention Activity• Each group will have 9 inventions.• Put the inventions in order of:• “Least Benefit to the Modern World” to “Most Benefit to Modern World”• We will compare/discuss with other groups after EXAMPLE:
Debrief/ Reflection 1. What 4 inventions had the most influence on the modern world? 2. Explain how each of your four has effected the world. 3. Now what do you think of China and its civilization?