Oracle bones in History

In history, we having been learning about how Shang priests told the future by etching symbols into into bones. The symbols asked the Gods a question. We made our own oracle bones using salt dough. Can you remember any information you leant about the oracle bones? Where did they come from? What animals did they use? What types of questions would kings ask?

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16 Responses to Oracle bones in History

  1. 1012013ob says:

    My oricle bone was fun and mine said. Will we sacrifice and Person or Animal

  2. 1012013ka says:

    did you know that orcal bones were make out of bull shoulder’s and tutrel bones chinees people fought they were make out of /dragonbones/

  3. 1012013hm says:

    I really enjoyed doing this activity , I liked it because we also got to find out how to write a bit of Chinese .

  4. 1012013mf1 says:

    it was tricky though I managed it in the end thankfully:)

  5. 1012013ah says:

    this was so fun I love history my queston was will the king have a chiled ore not

  6. 1012013ew says:

    my orcal bone went well my anser to my queston was yes

  7. 1012013eo says:

    I learned that how bigger the crack is that means yes or no

  8. 1012013ht says:

    I was making oracle bones and we leand a lot.

  9. 1012013zl says:

    it was amazing when we was making oracle bones I asked will I have children but I no clue what it ment

  10. 1012013ac says:

    we all loved making the oracle bones and it was so hard to put the chinese writing on.

  11. 1012013nw says:

    we love making orical bones and it was fun and interestin

  12. 1012013ow says:

    i like this because we learned lots of new things

  13. 1012013lu says:

    we put symbols on the oracle bones which represented our questions. from Aleena and Loren

  14. 1012013ca says:

    i love macing orical bons

  15. 1012013sa1 says:

    i dotted mine all around from ibo

    i had fun shaping the dough from semih

  16. 1012013ni 1012013ni says:

    My favourite part was when we backed the bones becuse they smelt like fries

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