We discussed the Indian caste system and how rigid it was. We started a cartoon drawing activity that reinforced lessons about India and China. We talked about Emperor Qin, the Great Wall of China, and the terra-cotta army he built for his tomb. We spent a lot of time talking about the impact of geography on India and China. China developed independently and unique because of the mountains, deserts, and ocean surrounding it. India is unique because they get monsoon rains that make it possible for them to farm and survive.
Flocabulary Ancient China Rap - use "pinellas" as login and password
Great Wall of China Panorama
Building the Great Wall
The Silk Road and cultural diffusion
Emperor Qin's Terra Cotta Warriors
My name is Gregg Halkuff and this is my 16th year teaching World History.
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