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Ancient China: Overview

Year 7 Depth study | VCAA / ACARA Historical Knowledge and Understanding | The Asian world | Ancient China

Source: Jiajing Emperor on his state barge. (National Palace Museum, 1538)

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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)


Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

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Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

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Ancient China | Overview: Keywords

Level 1Keywords
Click on the terms to access a simple definition from the online Oxford Dictionary.

Buddhism, Confucianism, Dynasty, Emperor, Five Elements, Forbidden City, Great Wall of China, Gunpowder, HanJunk, Loess, Mongols, Pagoda, Porcelain, Silk, Silk Road, Taoism

Ancient China | Overview: Articles

Level 1 resourceArticles

Ancient China | Overview: eBooks

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Ancient China | Overview: Videos


Ancient China | Overview: Curriculum Alignment

Level 1Victorian CurriculumThis Mentone Girls' Grammar School LibGuide supports the following Victorian curriculum outcomes. Click on the links to explore more.

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