Close message Scootle has stopped supporting resources that use the Adobe Flash plug-in from 18 Dec 2020. Learning paths that include these resources will have alerts to notify teachers and students that one or more of the resources will be unavailable. Click here for more info.

Teacher guide Terracotta Warriors

TLF ID M019570

This learning activity provides students with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of the history behind the Terracotta Warriors and practise the historical skill of presenting information.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is valuable for supporting the year 7 Historical knowledge and understanding content description that has a focus on the significance of an individual in ancient China as students study the importance of Qin Shi Huang the reasons for the creation of his terracotta warriors.
  • This resource is of significant value to support the implementation of the Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia priority in History, with particular emphasis on the third organising idea, the peoples and countries of Asia have contributed and continue to contribute to world history and human endeavour.
  • This resource is valuable as it provides teachers with strategies to support the implementation of the Intercultural Understanding capability, especially learning about the funerary customs of the ancient Chinese.
  • This resource is of value to support the Historical skills of developing texts that use evidence from a range of sources and using a range of communication forms.
Year level


Learning area
  • History

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
  • Person: Pam Stewart
  • Description: Author
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Asia Education Foundation
  • Organization: Asia Education Foundation
  • URL:
  • Publisher
  • Name: Asia Education Foundation
  • Organization: Asia Education Foundation
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL:
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
Access profile
  • Unknown
Learning Resource Type
  • Online
  • With the exception of material on the AEF Portal that is owned by third parties, you may, for non-commercial educational purposes only, reproduce and communicate the Content provided that you include the copyright notice © The University of Melbourne and Education Services Australia Limited – Asia Education Foundation, 2014 (unless indicated otherwise) and any applicable acknowledgements; you may adapt the content provided that you acknowledge the source of the material as "The University of Melbourne and Education Services Australia Limited – Asia Education Foundation" and any applicable acknowledgement.