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Second graders explore the concept of contributions of ancient civilizations.  In this civilization lesson, 2nd graders discover what contributions the ancient civilizations of China made to modern times.  Students discover various inventions created in China. 
Students explore the concept of migration. In this ancient civilizations lesson, students watch "The Ancient World" and research life in the Fertile Crescent. Students then write letters from the perspective of people migrating from North Africa to the Fertile Crescent to North America.
Students explore Hong Kong. In this geography skills lesson, students watch "Asia's Global Influence," and then research the culture, landmarks, and geographic features of Hong Kong. Students use their research findings to design travel pamphlets.
Students investigate Greek contributions to modern America. In this ancient Greek influence instructional activity, students watch videos, listen to lectures, and conduct research regarding ancient Greek ideals in order to analyze and trace Greek influence in modern American society. Several weblinks, worksheets, and project options are included with this instructional activity.
Students explore the ancient civilization of Mali and examine various historical and cultural aspects of the civilization. In this ancient civilization of Mali lesson, students examine trade with respect to geographic locations, discover the Sudiata's Legacy and examine the five pillars of Islam.
Sixth graders study ancient China. In this ancient China lesson set, 6th graders follow directions to label a world map with countries, water bodies, and travel routes. They participate in a lecture on Confucius, research the Great Wall, Buddhism, Genghis Khan and Kublai Khan. They complete associated art projects and games. These lessons are based on videos from United Streaming.
Second graders research Ancient Greece. In this Ancient Greece lesson, 2nd graders survey the geographical, historical, and cultural aspects of Greece. Students discover stories of Greek mythology and explore the beginning of the Olympic games.
Sixth graders find Greece on the map and recognize how the geography of Greece was important in its development. In this ancient Greece lesson, 6th graders research Greece and compare to the civilization of ancient Egypt. Students answer critical thinking questions about Greece. Students define democracy and relate to ancient Greece.
This exercise includes a lengthy article on the history of the Olympics as well as a map of Ancient Greece. The last page includes 15 reading comprehension questions about the passage. A fairly thorough look at this topic - geared toward high school classes based on the reading comprehension level.
Second graders explore world history by writing newspaper articles. In this Greek history lesson, 2nd graders investigate the geography and society of Ancient Greece by utilizing the Internet as a research tool. Students collaborate with their classmates to create an Ancient Greece newspaper while each student contributes a single article.
Young scholars identify Neolithic cultures in South East Asia and China, possibly precursors to the ancient civilizations being compared. In this world history lesson plan, students construct a presentation of a group hypothesis based on information learned as to why the Minoans could or could not be the same people group of the Shang Dynasty.
Seventh graders begin this lesson by viewing various maps of the Ancient World. As a class, they take notes on the changes of different areas in Europe and Asia as their teacher lectures to them. They answer questions about the geography and trade of each area to end the lesson.
Students investigate the region of Southeast Asia. They research the history, geography, and spread of ethnicity throughout the region. The various lessons consist of class discussion and group work to find common themes shared in Southeast Asia to understand the diversity of people, resources, and development of different people groups.
In this geography instructional activity, students read about the history and culture of Southeast Asia. Students take notes and answer 4 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
For this geography worksheet, students find the 19 missing words or phrases that best complete each of the sentences in the 4 paragraph text about Southeast Asia.
Sixth graders discover what everyday life was like for Ancient Greeks. For this Greek history lesson, 6th graders examine the cultural diversity of Ancient Greece and how it affected daily life for its citizens.
Middle schoolers complete a unit of study on Ancient Greece. In this Ancient Greece lesson, students complete 16 sets of activities to learn about Ancient Greece. Middle schoolers finish with a comprehensive test over the unit.
Students read information about the ancient origins of art and archaeology with a focus on the Malian culture. In this art origins lesson, students read background information for the topic and compare ancient and contemporary objects. Students complete an archaeological activity using artifacts.
First graders explore ancient civilizations by researching medical technology. In this modern medicine instructional activity, 1st graders discuss the modern medical world today and identify the similar ideas shared with Ancient Greece. Students define the Hippocratic Oath and the apprentice system which were both founded in Greece.
Research Ancient Greece, the Olympic games, and Greek mythology. Young historians will research Ancient Greece and complete multiple activities about the history and culture. This is a unit of lessons.