Syllabus bites – Ancient China

Secondary KLA:
Human Society and its Environment
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8

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Statue of Mother Huang He Lanzhou against mountains backdrop

This resource outlines the geography, social structure and daily life of Ancient China. Includes links to interactive web resources and quizzes.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(HT4-3) describes and assesses the motives and actions of past individuals and groups in the context of past societies

(HT4-6) uses evidence from sources to support historical narratives and explanations

(HT4-8) locates, selects and organises information from sources to develop an historical inquiry

(HT4-9) uses a range of historical terms and concepts when communicating an understanding of the past

(HT4-10) selects and uses appropriate oral, written, visual and digital forms to communicate about the past

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACDSEH005) The physical features of China (such as the Yellow River) and how they influenced the civilisation that developed there

(ACDSEH041) Roles of key groups in Chinese society in this period (such as kings, emperors, scholars, craftsmen, women), including the influence of law and religion.

(ACHASSK177) The physical features of India or China and how they influenced the civilisation that developed there

(ACHASSK178) Roles of key groups in Indian or Chinese society in this period, including the influence of law and religion

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
Audience:
learner, teacher
ScOT topics:
Ancient history, Chinese history
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Resource ID: 2ca9f10c-508b-430b-93f3-bd1a23fa8844