Unit 6, Ancient China; Lesson 7: The Warring States

Note:  TTW= The Teacher Will; TSW= The Students Will; GCR= Google Classroom 

I.  Standard(s): 6.34

     A.  Clear Target:  I can demonstrate a general understanding of ancient China’s Warring States period, and its impacts on the development of ancient China’s civilization.

     B.  Bell Ringer: 

          1.  TSW be able to answer the question below based on the previous lesson’s clear target in order to provide Closure for the previous day’s lesson:

               a.  Previous Day’s Lesson’s Closure Question(s): Tell me one thing about Legalism, Daoism, and Confucianism.

               b.  Review:  After the class has answered the question to the best of their ability, TTW assess if there needs to be a review of the previous day’s lesson.  If a review is needed, TTW have the students get out their notes and will review the material with them.

               c.  If no review is needed TTW have the students get ready for today’s lesson.

         2.  TSW write the questions from Section D. Presentation of New Material, number 2. a-g in their notebooks and leave space under each question to answer it.  This will be graded at the end of the lecture.

     C.  Set: TTW lead a discussion on the clear target and or bell ringer to ensure that the students understand it/them.  TTW lead a discussion on the assignment from the day before to ensure understanding.

     D.  Presentation of New Material: 

1.  TSW complete their notes by writing down any underlined portions of the presentation.  While the students are listening to the lecture, they will answer the questions that they wrote down in their notebooks for the bell ringer.  The lecture questions are written below.  The notes that the students are to write down are underlined in the presentation video. Here is the link to the video.

En español.  TSW completa sus notas escribiendo las partes subrayadas de la presentación. Mientras los alumnos escuchan la conferencia, responderán las preguntas que anotaron en sus cuadernos para el timbre de la campana. Las preguntas de la conferencia están escritas a continuación. Los estudiantes pueden tomar notas durante la conferencia, pero deben obtener respuestas a las preguntas ya que serán calificadas después de la conferencia. Las notas que los estudiantes deben escribir están subrayadas en la presentación. Si no completan las notas durante la conferencia, deben ver el video y completar sus notas del video. Aquí está el enlace al video.

            2.  Lecture Questions:  Write these questions in your notebook and leave space to answer them underneath each question.  En español.  Preguntas de la conferencia: Escriba estas preguntas en su cuaderno y deje espacio para responderlas debajo de cada pregunta.

        • a.  Approximately when did the warring states period begin?
        • b.  Approximately how long did the warring states period last?
        • c.  What were the new weapons and tactics developed during the warring states period?
        • d.  What impact did this period of war have on the people of China?
        • e.  What did this period of war lead to in China?
        • f.  List each of the three philosophies and how they thought they could achieve social order and harmony in society?
        • g.  What was prince Ying Zheng’s powerful new weapon?

          2.  Video in Video N/A

          3.  Simulation:  N/A

          4.  Checks For Understanding (CFU):  Lecture Questions; Closure Question(s); quiz; Independent Practice

     E.  Guided Practice: TTW show the students how to get to the day’s presentation of new material and independent practice; and explain what they are doing to complete the day’s lesson.  TTW then choose a student at random to perform the same tasks.

    F.  Independent Practice (The assignments are due the next school day unless otherwise stated):  

1.  TSW complete their notes and their answers.

En español. TSW completa sus notas y sus respuestas a las preguntas si no las completa durante la conferencia.

2.  TSW complete the Chinese Philosophies EdPuzzle by going to the EdPuzzle site and logging into their appropriate class by class period.  3rd: nencibr  4th: lebfefo  5th: hatzitu 6th: ibpanei

En español. TSW completa el EdPuzzle de Filosofías chinas yendo al sitio de EdPuzzle e iniciando sesión en su clase apropiada por período de clase. 3 °: nencibr 4 °: lebfefo 5 °: hatzitu 6 °: ibpanei

   G.  Closure:  TSW be able to answer the following question(s) in the next day’s class discussion: What do you think caused the warring states period?

   H.  Assessment:  Question and answer/Discussions/The guided practice

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