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Ancient China 6th Grade


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Ancient China 6th Grade

  1. 1. Ancient China Nathan M. Voyer SJCOE Tech 290 9/17/08
  2. 2. California State Standards <ul><li>History - Social Science Standard </li></ul><ul><li>WH6.6 Students analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of early civilizations of China. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Ancient China Inventions Philosophies Dynasties The Silk Road The Great Wall
  4. 4. Inventions <ul><li>Developments improved life for all Chinese. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Inventions <ul><li>Fireworks </li></ul><ul><li>Cannon </li></ul><ul><li>Plow </li></ul><ul><li>Porcelain </li></ul>
  6. 6. Inventions <ul><li>Silk </li></ul><ul><li>Seismograph </li></ul><ul><li>Umbrella </li></ul><ul><li>Compass </li></ul>
  7. 7. Inventions <ul><li>Abacus </li></ul><ul><li>Paper </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-mast sail boat </li></ul><ul><li>Rudder </li></ul>
  8. 8. Philosophies <ul><li>Three Chinese philosophies grew </li></ul><ul><li>out of a need for order. </li></ul><ul><li>Confucianism </li></ul><ul><li>Daoism </li></ul><ul><li>Daoism </li></ul>
  9. 9. Confucianism <ul><li>Confucius </li></ul><ul><li>Family and Community First </li></ul><ul><li>His ideas helped open government jobs to people with talent </li></ul>
  10. 10. Daoism <ul><li>Laozi </li></ul><ul><li>Should give up worldly desires in favor or nature. </li></ul><ul><li>To treat nature with respect. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Legalism <ul><li>Hanfeizi </li></ul><ul><li>Humans were naturally evil </li></ul><ul><li>Harsh laws and strict punishment </li></ul>
  12. 12. The Silk Road <ul><li>The Silk Road carried Chinese goods as far as Greece and Rome. </li></ul>
  13. 13. The Silk Road <ul><li>Silk </li></ul><ul><li>Spices </li></ul><ul><li>Tea </li></ul><ul><li>Porcelain </li></ul>Goods Traded
  14. 14. The Silk Road <ul><li>It linked China to the West </li></ul>
  15. 15. Dynasties A sequence of rulers from the same family Grandfather Father Son
  16. 16. Dynasties Shang Zhou <ul><li>Social Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese written language </li></ul><ul><li>Longest dynasty </li></ul><ul><li>Irrigation </li></ul>
  17. 17. Dynasties <ul><li>Silk Road </li></ul><ul><li>Population Grew </li></ul><ul><li>Government civil exam </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen Government </li></ul><ul><li>First Great Wall </li></ul>Han Qin
  18. 18. The Great Wall <ul><li>The current wall, which is about 4,000 miles long, was built about 500 years ago. </li></ul>The first Great Wall of China was built more than 2,000 years ago .
  19. 19. The Great Wall <ul><li>Averages 25 feet tall. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be seen from the moon. </li></ul><ul><li>Guarded by more than one million men. </li></ul><ul><li>About 70% of China’s population worked on the first section . </li></ul>
  20. 20. References <ul><li>Cite the sites where you got images for the show </li></ul><ul><li>Google and Images search on Yahoo are not references or citations </li></ul>