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Great Ancient China Projects You Can Build Yourself

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Great Ancient China Projects You Can Build Yourself explores the incredible ingenuity and history of ancient China with 25 hands-on projects for readers ages 9 and up. Great Ancient China Projects covers topics from porcelain pottery, paper, gunpowder, and dynasties, to martial arts, medicinal healers, jade carvers, and terracotta warriors. With step-by-step activities, kids will learn how to construct a house with proper feng shui and create a simple Chinese hanging compass. Historical facts and anecdotes, biographies, and fascinating trivia support the fun projects and teach kids about this innovative society and its continued influence on modern culture.

Great Ancient China Projects You Can Build Yourself meets common core state standards in language arts for reading informational text and literary nonfiction. Guided Reading Levels and Lexile measurements indicate grade level and text complexity.

Synopsis:

From Buddhism, feng shui, and porcelain pottery to gunpowder, dynasties, and trade routes, this interactive activity guide explores the incredible ingenuity and history of ancient China with more than 20 hands-on projects. Comprehensive coverage of the ancient culture—everything from the daily lives of both the rich and poor to the history of architecture, dynasties, religion, trade, and science—are combined with step-by-step instructions for creating Chinese inventions with ordinary household materials. Key vocabulary, time lines, and factual sidebars are included to further educate young readers about this innovative society and its continuing influence on modern culture.

About the Author

Lance Kramer is a journalist and former ESL teacher. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781934670026
Author:
Kramer, Lance
Publisher:
Nomad Press (VT)
Illustrator:
Weinberg, Steven
Author:
Weinberg, Steven
Subject:
Asia
Subject:
History - Asia
Subject:
Activity Books - General
Subject:
China
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
History - Ancient
Subject:
Handicraft
Subject:
Handicraft -- China.
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-World History
Subject:
Activity Books
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Build It Yourself series
Publication Date:
20080631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in 11 oz
Age Level:
09-12

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From Buddhism, feng shui, and porcelain pottery to gunpowder, dynasties, and trade routes, this interactive activity guide explores the incredible ingenuity and history of ancient China with more than 20 hands-on projects. Comprehensive coverage of the ancient culture—everything from the daily lives of both the rich and poor to the history of architecture, dynasties, religion, trade, and science—are combined with step-by-step instructions for creating Chinese inventions with ordinary household materials. Key vocabulary, time lines, and factual sidebars are included to further educate young readers about this innovative society and its continuing influence on modern culture.

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