In this comprehensive volume dedicated to ancient Chinese civilization, upper elementary–level readers will learn the different dynasties of ancient China, the memorable leaders that spearheaded them, and the lasting influences each period had on civilizations to follow. Readers will learn about the oldest examples of Chinese writing, which ruler was responsible for completing the Great Wall, and the cultural context in which Confucius became a prominent philosopher, among other fascinating details. These ancient Chinese contributions—all still well known today—constitute only a few of the aspects of ancient China waiting to be discovered.
Interest Level: Grades 5-8
Guided Reading Level: Z
Lexile Level: 1080
ISBN: 9781622758210 (Print) 9781622758180 (E-book)
Includes Teacher's Notes