China has been called the oldest continuous civilization in the world. China has a strong culture that has developed over thousands of years. The Middle Kingdom has always been a nation that has been private and reluctant to deal with the outside world. China has in many ways been a mystery to us. The exotic history and intense present culture of China makes it one of the most interesting countries in the world today.
Your task is to journey through time to ancient China. Through links provided you will discover information about why China has lasted for thousands of years. You will use your findings to create a powerpoint presentation showing how China has endured while other civilizations have perished. Be creative!
Physical map of China
Maps of Ancient China
Geography and climate description
Distance between cities
Who was Confucius
Biography of Sun Tzu
Lao Tzu and Taoism
Ancient Chinese daily life
Ancient Chinese farming techniques
Ancient Chinese foods
Ancient Chinese advancements
Great Wall of China
Chinese paper making
Ancient Chinese science
|Role||Did no research at all||Answered one question with little detail||Answered two questions with little detail||Answered two questions in detail||Answered all questions with some detail||Answered all questions in detail|
|Collaboration||Did not work with group at all, caused problems in group||Caused problems in group, did little work||Completed own work, did not work with group||Worked with group, partial completion of own work||Worked with group some, completed own work||Worked with group, completed own work, helped in all parts|
|Resources||Did not use any web resources||Used one resource with little evidence of detail||Used two resources with little detail||Used two resourced in detail||Used all web resources with little detail||Used all web resources in detail|
|Project||No slides included on Power Point||Slides are incomplete or incorrect, no pictures||Slides are incomplete or incorrect, with pictures||Slides are incomplete but correct, with pictures||Slides are complete and correct, no pictures||Slides are complete and correct, with pictures|
|Presentation||Did not present any information||Presented incomplete or incorrect information||Presented incomplete information by reading notes or Power Point||Presented complete information by reading notes or Power Point||Presented incomplete information without reading notes or Power Point||Presented complete information without reading notes or Power Point|
Congratulations! You have successfully traveled through history to discover the ancient Chinese. You should have all of the information you need to understand why China is the longest continuous civilization in the world.
For 2 bonus points on this WebQuest...write a one paragraph summary explaining just that...in your own words tell how China has endured to be the longest continuous civilization in the world.