Ch 19: Asian History (1000-1300 CE): Homeschool Curriculum

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The Asian History (1000-1300 CE) unit of this High School World History Homeschool course is designed to help homeschooled students learn about Asian history. Parents can use the short videos to introduce topics, break up lessons and keep students engaged.

Who's it for?

This unit of our High School World History Homeschool course will benefit any student who is trying to learn about the history of different Asian cultures from this era. There is no faster or easier way to learn about historical Asian politics and philosophies. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who require an efficient, self-paced course of study to learn about the reigns of different Asian leaders, historical Asian trade routes, and an overview of Asian religious beliefs.
  • Homeschool parents looking to spend less time preparing lessons and more time teaching.
  • Homeschool parents who need a world history curriculum that appeals to multiple learning types (visual or auditory).
  • Gifted students and students with learning differences.

How it works:

  • Students watch a short, fun video lesson that covers a specific unit topic.
  • Students and parents can refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
  • Short quizzes and an Asian history unit exam confirm understanding or identify any topics that require review.

Asian History (1000-1300 CE) Unit Objectives:

  • Identify the contributions of the Gupta Dynasty.
  • Compare the Ming, T'ang, and Song dynasties.
  • Analyze the shifts in Japanese beliefs and leadership between 600 and 1400 CE.
  • Map out the cultural expansion of Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia.
  • Establish the influential factors affecting Korea and Vietnam.
  • Review the religious structures and dynasties of India.
  • Describe the interactions between the Axum and the Kush civilizations.
  • Point out the connections between trade routes and empires during the Middle Ages.

8 Lessons in Chapter 19: Asian History (1000-1300 CE): Homeschool Curriculum
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The Gupta Dynasty in India: Leaders & Arabic Numerals

1. The Gupta Dynasty in India: Leaders & Arabic Numerals

In this lesson, we will explore India's Gupta dynasty. We will learn about its founding and expansion, discover the achievements of its people, and examine its decline and disappearance.

Chinese Dynasties (1000-1300 CE): T'ang, Song & Ming

2. Chinese Dynasties (1000-1300 CE): T'ang, Song & Ming

In this lesson, we explore three important Chinese dynasties of the Middle Ages: the T'ang, the Song, and the Ming, which all ruled for a few hundred years each between the 7th and 17th centuries C.E.

Japan (600-1400 CE): Beliefs, Reforms & Rulers

3. Japan (600-1400 CE): Beliefs, Reforms & Rulers

In this lesson, we explore the Middle Ages in Japan, from the classical era of imperial Japan to the feudal era of intermittent and regional warfare that followed it.

Expansion of Melanesian, Polynesian & Micronesian Cultures

4. Expansion of Melanesian, Polynesian & Micronesian Cultures

This lesson will explain the emergence and expansion of several of Oceania's earliest cultures. In doing so, it will highlight the Lapita people and their earliest dealings with Asia and Europe.

Vietnam & Korea (1000-1300 CE): Overview & Influences

5. Vietnam & Korea (1000-1300 CE): Overview & Influences

In this lesson, we explore the history of two smaller Asian countries during the Middle Ages: Vietnam and Korea. We'll learn more about the dynasties that ruled each and the effect China had on both.

India (1000-1300 CE): Dynasties & Religions

6. India (1000-1300 CE): Dynasties & Religions

In this lesson, we explore the rise and decline of two of the more powerful dynasties that were present in the Indian subcontinent during the Middle Ages.

The Kush & Axum Civilizations on the Swahili Coast: Development & Interactions

7. The Kush & Axum Civilizations on the Swahili Coast: Development & Interactions

In this lesson, we explore the rise and fall of two African kingdoms in East Africa, Kush and Axum, which were both established by utilizing their unique positions to exploit regional trade.

Trade Networks in the Middle Ages: Empires & Routes

8. Trade Networks in the Middle Ages: Empires & Routes

In this lesson, we explore several of the more important trade networks during the Middle Ages, from the Silk Road across Central Asia to the gold trade across the Sahara.

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