The Shang Dynasty: Where and When

Year 5

Year 6


SKU: H56IL401601

When did the Shang dynasty start? When did it end? Where in the world was the Shang dynasty in power? Your KS2 class will find out the answers to all these questions and more in the first lesson of this Shang Dynasty scheme of work as they are introduced to this important period in ancient Chinese history. Your Year 5 or Year 6 class will explore what a dynasty is, and where and when the Shang Dynasty were in power, before looking at the differences between what the history books written circa 200 B.C. say about the Shang Dynasty and the more recent archaeological evidence.

This detailed lesson comes fully prepared and ready to teach to your class. There's a lesson plan with differentiated activities, a slideshow for the teaching input and a range of printable resources to support and challenge your children as they work independently.
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