Both an illustrated teacher’s guide and a textbook, this publication offers a wealth of primary sources and lessons for teaching about ancient China. Ideal for grades 5-9, and readily adaptable for high school students.
- 20 lessons on topics such as early Chinese mythology, Confucianism and other belief systems, family life, the arts, public works projects, and Chinese inventions.
- thematically arranged lessons, which can be taught independently or in a sequence that best meets the needs of individual classrooms
- activities engaging students with primary source materials, including learning to read and write Chinese characters, practicing mapping skills, making cross-cultural connections, and writing poetry based on ancient Chinese models
- more than 200 primary sources.