Ancient China Lesson Plans

The following activities are designed to give students a clear and strong overview of Ancient Chinese history. The different activities require different amounts of time – please select those which will be of most value to your own students and situation.

1. Interview with an Emperor

What motivated the First Emperor of China? Why was he so successful? Why did he rule the way he did?

Students take on the role of the First Emperor, and come up with the answers!


2. Ancient China Theme Park

What will it look like? What will it contain? Why will people visit it?

Students design a theme park based on Ancient China.

3. Interactive exercises to test your knowledge

How much do you know about Ancient China? Test your knowledge with these two simple exercises

A multi-choice quiz and a cloze exercise to test and re-inforce students’ knowledge of Ancient China.