Ancient Chinese Emperor Shi Huangdi Lesson

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Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain a chronological understanding of the first emperor of ancient China. They will develop an awareness of the causes of his rise and fall, and the significant consequences of the changes resulting from his time. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading, research and watching options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Reading


Step 1: Download a copy of the reading worksheet below:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the following web page:


Option 2: Internet research


Download a copy of the research worksheet and use the internet to complete the tables:


Option 3: Watch video


Step 1: Download a copy of the viewing questions worksheet:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the documentary below:


Resources for subscribers



Extension activities