Leadership – Imperial China Case Study

 

This unit will focus on leadership and what that means in different contexts.  We will use Imperial China as a case study but we will also look at other periods of time and settings.

Key Questions:

What helps to make a leader effective?

What does effective mean in this context?

Is it important for leaders to be strong?

What does strong mean in this context?

Key Concept:  Systems

Related Concepts: Power

Global Context: Identities and relationships

 

TED Talks – Leadership

Was-Imperial-China-a-great-civilization?

Imperial-China-Presentation-activity

Peasants-p.32-and-33

Entertainment-38-to-40

Education-p.36-and-37

Women-p.34-and-35

Imperial China Presentation Reflection

First Emperor: Qin Shihuangdi

Qin DVD-response-sheet

Qin-essay-2018

writingprocess

MYP_generic_essay_scaffold

 

 

Timeline

Create a timeline for the period:
221 B.C. – 1279 A.D.

Timeline activity

Timeline websites:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline

Read this first.
http://dohistory.org/on_your_own/toolkit/timeline.html

Then use one of the following to make your timeline:

http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/materials/timelines/

http://www.suelebeau.com/freetools.htm

 

First Emperor: Qin Shihuangdi

Ming Dynasty