Analyze cause and effect relationships,
including the importance of individuals, ideas, human interests, and beliefs.
Describe the rise; the political,
technological, cultural achievements; and the decline of ancient civilizations.
Write expository texts to examine a
topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the
selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, maps, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other infomration in print and digital texts.
did flooding impact life?
gave fertile soil
b. Negatives: washed
away homes and crops, unpredictable at times, could not live too close to river
In what region did the majority of the people live? Why?
a. East side of China since it
was close to the water sources.
were negative effects of living next to the rivers?
a. Flooding -
irrigation helped control this
b. Cataracts - made traveling difficult/impossible
c. Traveling - enemies could use the rivers to travel and attack
were positive effects of living next to the rivers?
a. Flooding -
provided rich nutrients to help crops grow
b. Traveling - allowed trade for better resources
c. Survival - drink, water crops
d. Culture - recreation, bathing, religion
were all of the natural barriers surround China helpful?
a. They hindered invaders from attacking.
How were all of the natural barriers surrounding China a hindrance?
a. They hindered trade and travel.
the Chinese government based on Hierarchical or Egalitarian?
a. Hierarchical because
a small group of people ruled and everyone else followed. (Looks like a
were the main leaders and what were their impacts on China?
Qin - harsh ruler who followed Legalism. Had the tomb of the terra cotta
b. Confucius: taught everyone to do their job and support one another.
c. Loazi: taught everyone to give up their worldly desires and follow nature
d: Hanfeizi: taught that all men were evil and needed strict laws and harsh
were some of China's technological, political, and cultural achievements,
and how did they effect the civilization?
a. Mandate of Heaven
d. Oracle bones
f. Great Wall
m. Silk Road
specialization of labor: choice of job
form of writing using pictures
Wall: built for protection
Main fresh water source
Filial Piety: respect of elders
technology: tools made
cause: the why
effect: what happened
surplus: extra resource
settlement: band or group/population of a civilization
culture: clothing, food, language, music, art, education, job, recreation...
political achievement: government change that impacted life
technological achievement: tool/resource that impacted life
cultural achievement: cultural aspect that impacted life
irrigation: a way to control flooding: canal, ditch, channel, reservoir,
Valley of the Kings: tombs built into a cliff
Hierarchical: Society with a few in charge and the majority of the population
Egalitarian: Society where everyone is equal
Social classes: how people are ranked in their society