How did the Shang Dynasty begin?

In this lesson, we are going to be learning all about how the Shang Dynasty began, with the first ruler: Emperor Tang.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.The Shang Dynasty was a Bronze Age civilisation.

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Q2.In which modern day country was Shang Dynasty?

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Q3.What does an archaeologist do?

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Q4.From which civilisation do we have the earliest recorded human writing?

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Q5.Which materials were Shang weapons made from? Tick ALL the correct answers.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.The Shang Dynasty was a Bronze Age civilisation.

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Q2.In which modern day country was Shang Dynasty?

2/5

Q3.What does an archaeologist do?

3/5

Q4.From which civilisation do we have the earliest recorded human writing?

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Q5.Which materials were Shang weapons made from? Tick ALL the correct answers.

Select two (2) boxes

5/5

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How did the Shang Dynasty begin? - Quiz

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Q1.Who was the last emperor of the Xia Dynasty?

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Q2.In what year did the Shang Dynasty begin?

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Q3.“The evidence suggests Cheng Tang was a popular leader who looked after his people.”

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Q4.How do we know about the Shang dynasty? Tick ALL the correct boxes.

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Q5.What is the name of someone who learns about the past by digging up and studying artefacts?

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How did the Shang Dynasty begin? - Quiz

Well done for all your hard work this lesson. Complete this quiz to see how much you've learned?

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Who was the last emperor of the Xia Dynasty?

1/5

Q2.In what year did the Shang Dynasty begin?

2/5

Q3.“The evidence suggests Cheng Tang was a popular leader who looked after his people.”

3/5

Q4.How do we know about the Shang dynasty? Tick ALL the correct boxes.

Select two (2) boxes

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Q5.What is the name of someone who learns about the past by digging up and studying artefacts?

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Lesson summary: How did the Shang Dynasty begin?

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