ERIC Number: ED420609
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Early Chinese History: The Hundred Schools Period. China's Golden Age of Philosophy. A Unit of Study for Grades 9-12.
Huff, Lehn; Dube, Clayton
In this unit students examine the four most influential Chinese philosophical traditions developed during the Zhou period (roughly 6th-3rd centuries B.C.E.). The four philosophies students study include: (1) Confucianism; (2) Mohism; (3) Daoism (Taoism); and (4) Legalism. In three lessons, students compare the ideas of these schools and explore how such ideas were conditioned by and, in turn, impacted society, economy, government, and culture. The unit uses a "dramatic moment" situated in the historic context and provides primary sources for students to examine during the course of the unit. The unit also contains "Teacher Background Materials" and "Lessons Plans with Student Resources." (EH)
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Chinese Culture, Confucianism, Foreign Countries, Non Western Civilization, Philosophy, Religion, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Taoism
National Center for History in the Schools, UCLA, 1100 Glendon Avenue, Suite 927, Box 951588, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1588.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for History in the Schools, Los Angeles, CA.
Identifiers - Location: China