Essential Question

Was are the relevant vocabulary Terms on Medieval China?


  • Buddhism

  • Civil Service Examinations

  • Compass

  • Confucianism

  • Emperor

  • The Grand Canal

  • Gunpowder

  • Maritime expeditions

  • Merit system

  • Ming Dynasty

  • Mongol Period

  • Neo-Confucianism

  • Porcelain

  • Printing

  • Scholar-official class

  • Silk Road

  • Song Dynasty

  • Tang Dynasty

  • Tea

  • Zheng 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