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Alexander the Great
Students examine the accomplishments of Alexander the Great. In this ancient civilizations lesson, students research the life and leadership of Alexander the Great. Students then script and perform modern news conferences, talk shows, or interviews with Alexander the Great.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 32 Views 55 Downloads
Was Alexander Truly Great?
Learners discuss Alexander the Great and his father Philip II. They complete the worksheet, Things That Alexander Inherited, discuss Alexander's accomplishments, and write an essay examining whether Alexander was truly great.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 60 Downloads
Alexander the Great and the Situation... the Great?
What made Alexander the Great so great? John Green reviews three possible definitions of the term great that we ascribe to historical figures, while offering a fairly comprehensive overview of the accomplishments and legacy of Alexander of Macedon.
11 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Alexander the Great
Introduce your class to a historic hero. Considered the greatest conqueror of all time, Alexander the Great never lost a war in 11 years of fighting. Before he died at the age of 33 from malaria, he had brought under his control all the territory from India to from the Danube, from the Balkans to lower Egypt.
7 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 7 Downloads
Alexander the Great: Villain or Hero?
Reviewing for exams can be a lot of work, make it easy with this helpful presentation. Slides include information, primary source documents, multiple-choice questions, and critical-thinking questions all related to the life and conquests of Alexander the Great.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 10 Views 55 Downloads
Alexander the Great and Hellenistic Greece
Visual images, maps, and notes on the great philosophers and scientists of Hellenistic Greece await your class. While light in terms of text, the presentation provides images that should help you to describe the area and reign of Alexander the Great.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 30 Downloads
Alexander the Great & The Hellenistic Age
In this online interactive world history worksheet, high schoolers answer 8 multiple choice questions regarding Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Age. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 36 Downloads
Politics and Leadership
Students research a historic leader and analyze how a philosopher's writings influenced the ruler in an essay. In this philosophy of government lesson plan, students view a video and participate in a class discussion on how great thinkers influence great leaders.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 51 Downloads
Alexander and Alexandria
Learners explore the history of libraries. In this ancient civilizations lesson, students consider the work of Ptolemy to build a library in Alexandria. Learners discuss the availability of books then and today. Students also discuss how libraries have impacted the world and what may happen to them in the future.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 12 Downloads
Jerusalem: An early history
Provide ample information outlining the early history and shifts in power in Jerusalem. This slide-show is a basic time line of the politics, powers, and destruction that became Jerusalem over a period of 300 years. Topics covered: ancient Canaan, Moses, Kingdom of Isreal, Nebuchadnezzar II, Alexander the Great, and Jeasus Chist.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Glory That Was Greece
After finishing a unit on Greek history, it's important to test how much learners remember. This handout provides six different essay topics related to Greek History, influences, Athenian Democracy, or Alexander the Great. A rubric is available to help the class write an amazing paper.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 9 Views 60 Downloads
The Odyssey of a Coin
Students create a fictitious newspaper article to document the travels of an ancient Greek coin. They evaluate the economic conditions that existed in ancient Greece and analyze the impact Alexander the Great had on the ancient world.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 18 Downloads
Early Myths of Flight
Students explore mythology by researching the Internet. In this history of flight instructional activity, students view websites discussing the first recorded flight and the mythological creatures that people suspected could fly. Students read a historic Persian Myth and compare the stories of King Kaj Kaoos and Alexander the Great to one another.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Video Biographies: Alexander the Great
Who was Alexander The Great? How did Abraham Lincoln’s early life influence his political life? Learners select a historical figure to use for video biography. After developing research questions and collecting information, pupils search for images, and then formulate a screenplay for their video biography.
5th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 70 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Greece - Age of Alexander the Great, Part 1/5
Part one of this five-part series focuses on the rise of Phillip II of Macedonia, father of Alexander the Great. Phillip organizes a corps of engineers to design and build new instruments of war, an innovation which changed forever how wars would be fought and won.
9 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download