Introduction to China

UNIT POSTER: Grade 8 unit 2 Qi Pao Style

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Task 1. Geography: China


China Map

Background to China: 

In 1900 China was under the influence of many foreign powers. Which countries had interests in China and how did this impact Chinese people? This activity will explore the influence of the foreigners in China in 1900:

Task 2. Foreign influence in China activities

Download this information sheet to use with the task sheet below: China in 1900

Task 3. China in 1900 Task Sheet

Task 4. Boxer rebellion posters

Boxer Rebellion poster activity:


Pretend that you are one of the Boxers and create an anti-foreigner poster that would be used to get other people in Beijing to support your cause.

  • You should have at least one picture on your poster.
  • You need to write an anti-foreigner slogan (do this in Chinese if you can).
  • Use colours that will attract people’s attention.


A student poster of the Boxer Rebellion 2012