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Chinese Culture
Follow the directions on each slides of the scavenger hunt
PowerPoint. Write the answers to each question on this answer
sheet.
1. Read about the Shang Dynasty at:
http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0127-shang-dynasty.php
 What is the Shang Dynasty often called?
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 When was the last capital of this dynasty noted?
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2. Read about the Great Wall of China at:
http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0131-great-wall-ofchina.php
 Why was the Great Wall of China built?
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 How long is the Great Wall of China?
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3. Read about religion in China at:
http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0138-religion-in-china.php
 What is one thing that the Chinese worship?
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 What did the Chinese believe about their ancestors?
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4. Read about Chinese Immigration at:
http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsand
activities/presentations/immigration/chinese.html
 What did the Chinese first believe in when they came to
America?
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 What isolation did the Chinese experience?
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5. Read about Chinese influence at:
http://www.fcps.edu/KingsParkES/technology/ancient/china.htm
 What are three inventions the Chinese created that we still
use today?
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 How did the Chinese construct their written language?
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Thank you for completing this scavenger hunt!

Chinese Culture [ANSWER SHEET]

1. Read about the Shang Dynasty at:
http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0127-shang-dynasty.php
 What is the Shang Dynasty often called?
Answer: The first true Chinese dynasty.
 When was the last capital of this dynasty noted?
Answer: 1899.
2. Read about the Great Wall of China at:
http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0131-great-wall-ofchina.php
 Why was the Great Wall of China built?
Answer: To protect China from outside forces and invaders.
 How long is the Great Wall of China?
Answer: 4,000 miles.
3. Read about religion in China at:
http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0138-religion-in-china.php
 What is one thing that the Chinese worship?
Answer: Their ancestors.
 What did the Chinese believe about their ancestors?
Answer: Ancestor spirits were watching over them, and they
can be called on during hard times.
4. Read about Chinese Immigration at:
http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsand
activities/presentations/immigration/chinese.html
 What did the Chinese first believe in when they came to
America?
Answer: Dreams of gold and wealth.
 What isolation did the Chinese experience?
Answer: Being away from their families.
5. Read about Chinese influence at:
http://www.fcps.edu/KingsParkES/technology/ancient/china.htm
 What are three inventions the Chinese created that we still
use today?
Answer: Kites, compass, fireworks, silk, cloth, bronze.
 How did the Chinese construct their written language?
Answer: Using characters and symbols.