WHI.4 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the civilizations of Persia, India, and China in terms of chronology, geography, social structures, government, economy, religion, and contributions to later civilizations by describing China, with emphasis on the development of an empire and the construction of the Great Wall; describing the impact of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism.

Students will be learning about the unification of China under the Han Dynasty and their accomplishments and culture. Also, we will review Chinese inventions, technological advancements, and the post-Han dynasties.  Daily topics will include:

– Unification of China

– Characteristics of Han and post-Han culture and dynasties

– Cultural diffusion along the Silk Road