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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 11 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 19 Views 61 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 14 Views 35 Downloads
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 39 Views 58 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 3 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 11 Views 61 Downloads
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 9 Views 9 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 21 Views 74 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Afghanistan and the Silk Road Map Project
Introduce your class to the rich history of Afghanistan, especially its ancient sites and its importance to the Silk Road, with a series of activities that begins with a mapping project. Using a variety of reference materials, individuals locate and label current neighboring countries, mountains and rivers, key cities of today, as well as ancient sites.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 3 Downloads
Was Alexander Truly Great?
Young scholars 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 15 Views 61 Downloads
Far Away Places; Strange-Sounding Names, An Introduction to Ancient Civilizations
Sixteen attractive slides give details of the main places, things, and people the students will encounter during their study of ancient civilizations. Each of the classic slides has a title, 1 or 2 bullet points with summary facts, and a relevant clear image.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 10 Views 43 Downloads
India: A Quick Overview of Indian History
Only 18 slides, but they sure do cover a large time period! From Indian geography and the Aryan Invasion, to the Marya Empire and Buddhism, this overview touches on basic information regarding Indian history. Perfect as an introduction or overview, and review questions are included.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 9 Views 40 Downloads
The Ancient Middle East
Build wonder as you explore the ancient Middle East (Near East, actually). With pictures and maps aplenty, the slide show briefly describes ancient Hebrews, Palestine, and Jerusalem. Famous rulers such as King Solomon, Moses, Herod, and Alexander the Great are also discussed.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Ancient History: The Importance of Logistics in Greek & Roman Armies
Before one can understand the military tactics practiced throughout history, he needs to become familiarized with tactics practiced in the ancient past. Learners take a critical look at the military logistics used by Alexander the Great as he conquered Asia Minor and India, and how Scipio Africanus took New Carthage from Hannibal.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 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 9 Views 53 Downloads
Alexander and Alexandria
Students explore the history of libraries. In this ancient civilizations lesson, students consider the work of Ptolemy to build a library in Alexandria. Students 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