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China

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Primary Source: Library: Teacher Created Curriculum Ancient Civilizations, 9th Grade World History, Asian Studies Teachers, grades 7-12 Ancient China – Han and Tang Dynasties This lesson plan has students read an original source document “Lessons for a Woman” written during the Han dynasty and a brief account on a Tang Dynasty empress to examine the changing role of women in Ancient China.  One class period.
Primary Source: Library: Teacher Created Curriculum Ancient Civilizations, 9th Grade World History, Asian Studies Teachers, grades 7-12 Ancient China – Mandate of Heaven This lesson plan has students read an original source account detailing the Mandate of Heaven, which Chinese emperors used to justify their rule.  Students will complete a worksheet (linked to the Web site) to understand the Mandate of Heaven and think about ways in which governments justify their rule.  One class period.

Japan

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Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire: Classroom Guide 9th Grade World History, Asian Studies Teachers, grades 7-12 Feudal Japan (1700s) This web site contains 3 lesson plans designed to go along with the PBS documentary on Japan’s Feudal Empire.  Lesson plan topics include: Class structure in Feudal Japan, What is a Memoir?, Art and Literature in Feudal Japan.
The Japan Project – Japanese Culture 9th Grade World History, Asian Studies Teachers, grades 9-12 Feudal Japan, Samurai culture This lesson plan contains original sources, visual and written, and aims to help students answer the question of whether we should live by the values of the Samurai, and then helps them examine what those values were.  Includes a handout and discussion questions.

Imperialism in Asia

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Internet Modern History Sourcebook: Imperialism European Studies, Africa Studies, Asia Studies, Middle East Studies Teachers, students, grades 9-12 Imperialism This web site, supported by Fordham University, contains original source documents pertaining to European Imperialism in China, India, Africa and the Middle East, as well as American Imperialism.  Good for teachers preparing lessons and students doing research.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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