Creating an illustrated time chart
What is a time chart?
A time chart should be a chart marked with time periods and important events that take place in certain time periods.
? Read the text carefully,give the general idea of each paragraph.
Paragraph 1 Main events in Rome and China between 753 BC
and 479 BC. Paragraph 2 Similarities between
China and Rome during
the Han Dynasty.
Paragraph 3 Both Rome and China influenced other areas between 212 BC and 100 BC. Paragraph 4 Rome and China had a difficult time in the following hundred years.
Read the article again and answer the following questions:
1. What happened in both China
and rome in the year 509 BC?
In 509 BC China suffered
from fighting and many groups
ruled China. Rome become a
2.What about the year 27 BC?
Rome become an empire and controlled many parts of Europe. China also influenced other countries.
3.When was Confucius born?
In 551 BC.
4. When did Han Dynasty fall and
what did it result in?
In AD 220. China was once
again ruled by many different
groups and this caused many wars.
5. What did China and Rome have in
common during the Han Dynasty?
Xi’an and Rome were both the
two largest cities in the world
at that time. In both China and
Rome, poetry, literature and
philosophy were being developed.
6. When was Silk Road was in use? And what was it used for? As early as 200 BC. It was a route for trade between the East and the West. 7. When did the trade between China and Rome begin? What goods were traded? In AD 1. Silk, wine, spices, wool and other goods.
create an illustrated time chart
Preparing Producing Presenting
Planning To work in small groups. To choose a time period in history To take one task for each student
Discuss the tasks for each member. Research ________________
Write the outline ________________
Illustrate the time chart __________
Present the time chart ___________
To find information from books ,magazines or the internet,. To meet , discuss and decide what to include in the time chart Write an outline
To make a final decision and finish the outline approved by all the members
To design the time chart based on the outline
To correct any possible mistakes and add more new ideas To practice the information on the outline orally and make it perfect
To present their time chart to the whole class
To answer any possible questions about the time period on the chart To put your time chart up in the display corner of your classroom