Chinese Social Classes & Family comic strip
Updated: 3/4/2021
Chinese Social Classes & Family comic strip

Storyboard Text

  • Hi! I'm Natalie and today my class is going on a Field trip back to China! I'm gong to take notes on the social classes throughout the week!
  • Field trip to China!
  •  Farmers- grew wheat, grain, rice, - face famine & floods- small plot of land- getting crops for the merchants
  • Today we are learning about their farmers!
  • Artisans - skilled workers- crafted iron tools, weapons, silk cloth, vessels- learned from family- creating things the merchants can sell
  • Next, we are going to visit artisans!
  • Merchants- shopkeepers, traders, bankers- provided goods & services to aristocrats- people believed they worked for their own gainsold what other classes provided
  • Now its time to see the merchants! Also, this is a father and daughter portraying filial piety.
  • Filial Piety- the responsibility of children to respect, obey, and care for their parents
  • Aristocrats- large estates- tile roofed houses, courtyards, gardens, fine furniture & carpets- supply's from other classes
  • Last, there are aristocrats!
  •  Farmers- grew wheat, grain, rice, - face famine & floods- small plot of land- getting crops for the merchants
  • Filial Piety- the responsibility of children to respect, obey, and care for their parents
  • Artisans - skilled workers- crafted iron tools, weapons, silk cloth, vessels- learned from family- creating things the merchants can sell
  • Aristocrats- large estates- tile roofed houses, courtyards, gardens, fine furniture & carpets- supply's from other classes
  • I have learned so much about ancient china!
  • Merchants- shopkeepers, traders, bankers- provided goods & services to aristocrats- people believed they worked for their own gain