Essential Question

What are the relevant vocabulary terms on ancient China


  • Bureaucracy

  • Caravan

  • Censorship

  • Civil Service Exam

  • Confucianism

  • Confucius

  • Daoism/Taoism

  • Dynasty

  • Emperor

  • Geographic Isolationism

  • The Great Wall of China

  • Han Dynasty

  • Legalism

  • The Mandate of Heaven

  • Qin Dynasty

  • Shi Huangdi

  • The Silk Road

  • The Terracotta Warriors

  • Yangtze River

  • Yellow River (Huang He)

Activity 1: Create a separate circle map on each of the vocabulary words.

In the circle map you must include:

  • A definition of the word,

  • A paraphrased definition of the word,

  • A picture or drawing,

  • A sentence with the vocabulary word used correctly,

  • Synonyms and antonyms OR characteristics and features OR related words

You may complete your vocabulary circle maps in your notebook or using the Thinking Map Learning Community and upload them to Google Classroom.


Vocab Circle Map Example.pdf

Extension Activities