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China Video

  • China

     

    Essential Questions: How do culture, geography, and history shape a community? How are world communities the same? How are they different?

     

    Focus Questions:

    • Where is China? What is life like there?

    • How have the people and geography of China shaped its past and present?

    • How has the traditional culture of China shaped its past and present?

    • What do Chinese folktales and history tell us about Chinese culture?

    • How have key events and people shaped China’s history?

    • How did the trade that occurred along the Silk Road support cultural exchange and diffusion?

    • How does China’s economy meet the needs and desires of its people?

    • How is China’s government today similar to and different from its government in the past?

    • What are human rights, and how do people in China fight for them?

     

    Content Vocabulary: 

    ancient      plateau        smog       air pollution        cuisine       authentic        customs         proverb    caravan

    basin         inhabitant    commercial hub                 dense         imperial          industrial pollution        arable        folktale         values

    merchant   nomad         trade route              human-made       air quality        emperor         canal      Confucianism     Taoism         dynasty