What was life like for people in the Shang Dynasty?

In this lesson, we will learn all about what life was like for different people living in the Shang Dynasty. We will find out about the food they ate, the jobs they had, and how society was structured.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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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.

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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Quiz:

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.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

4/5

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

5/5

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How did the Shang Dynasty begin?

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Question 5

Q1.People in the Shang Dynasty thought that when the stars and planets lined up, it was a Mandate of Heaven, which meant:

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Q2.In what year did the Shang Dynasty end?

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Q3.What was the name of the river that the Shang civilisation was situated on?

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Q4.What was used as money during the Shang Dynasty?

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Q5.Which social class would a priest belong to?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How did the Shang Dynasty begin?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.People in the Shang Dynasty thought that when the stars and planets lined up, it was a Mandate of Heaven, which meant:

1/5

Q2.In what year did the Shang Dynasty end?

2/5

Q3.What was the name of the river that the Shang civilisation was situated on?

3/5

Q4.What was used as money during the Shang Dynasty?

4/5

Q5.Which social class would a priest belong to?

5/5

Lesson summary: What was life like for people in the Shang Dynasty?

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