Ancient Civilizations - India
Historical enquiry


We have the following resources about : Historical enquiry

Background information

Background informationXia dynasty

Background informationShang dynasty

Background informationWestern Zhou dynasty

Background informationEastern Zhou dynasty

Background informationThe Tomb of Fu Hao

Background informationLanguage

Background informationAncestor Worship

Background informationWriting

Background informationYellow River



DiscussionHow are ancient scripts deciphered?

DiscussionHow do we know how old things are?


DiscussionObservation and Interpretation

DiscussionOral History

DiscussionCrafts and Artisan Skills

DiscussionWhy settle here?

DiscussionWhat do the objects that have survived from ancient China tell us about daily life?

DiscussionHow far would you travel to trade something?

DiscussionWhy is writing important?

DiscussionWho was buried in the tombs?


Enquiry Grid

Enquiry GridCraftsmen in ancient China

Enquiry GridWhat materials last?

Enquiry GridWhy did they take it with them


Follow Up Activity

Follow Up ActivityBronze Inscription

Follow Up ActivityMeasuring distances/Planning a trip

Follow Up ActivityA Museum Exhibit

Follow Up ActivityA personal timeline

Follow Up ActivityPersonal Time Capsule

Follow Up ActivityTaotie Bronze Vessel

Follow Up ActivityWriting & Pictograms


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