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NIS PYP Learning Hub: G5 Place & Time

A place where all PYP students can come and find resources for their UOI, learn about basic research skills, and become better learners.

G5- Place & Time

Different sources shape our understanding

Nonfiction Books on Chinese History in the library

The Chinese: life in China's Golden Age

Photographs and drawings introduce readers to what life was like in ancient China, discussing Chinese architecture and inventions, religion, and Chinese leaders.

A Primary Source Guide to China

Text and photographs depict the history, government, culture, and traditions of China, which shares its borders with fourteen other countries.

Ancient China

Describes several aspects of life in China during the second century B.C., including the arts, food, government, and trade, and includes a comic-book-style story in which an eleven-year-old court musician is pulled into a plot to kill Emperor Ch'in Shih Huang Ti.

Ancient China

Illustrations and text explore the history of Imperial China from its earliest beginnings to the days of the last emperor.

Daily Life in Ancient and Modern Beijing

Explores daily life in Beijing in both ancient and modern times.

Exploring History: China

Examining the rich heritage of countries An enthralling series charting the development of nations, from their early beginnings to modern times, through the explorers who travelled to them. Thoroughly informative but easily accessible, this series provides insight into the fascinating history of each country or region

Britannica on Taiping Rebellion

Key Concepts

Form: we can find out about the past from different sources
Perspective: different eyewitnesses have a different perspective on an event
Reflection: how we know about the past- family history project

Related terms: chronology, revolution, conflict, bias, artifacts, evidence