Ancient Asia Teacher Resources
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New Review Ancient China: Introduction, Map
What a great resource for introducing your youngsters to the world of ancient China and the earliest stages of its timeline. Included are creative ideas for organizing your room, as well as an engaging activity, anticipatory set, and map assignment.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Birth of the Ancient Games: The Olympics
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.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
India 1500 BCE-600 BC and Southeast Asia 50-1025 CE
This is one of those well-done resources that a high school social studies or history teacher can't be without. This PowerPoint covers both ancient Indian and Chinese history and civilization beginning in the year 1500 BCE. The caste system, geography, Gupta Empire Malay people and the Srivijayan Kingdom are all covered.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
Deep Roots of Ancient Greece
Students investigate Greek contributions to modern America. In this ancient Greek influence lesson, 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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Passport to Ancient Civilizations
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.
2nd Social Studies & History
Here is a good cross-curricular lesson requiring middle schoolers to read about Egypt and determine main ideas, make connections, check understanding, draw inferences, and ask clarifying questions. It includes activities like an online scavenger hunt, concept mapping, and a learning frame.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
A Rosetta Stone for the Indus Script
Imagine traveling 4,000 years into the future to a time when all knowledge of the English language has been lost. Computational neuroscientist Rajesh Rao uses this hypothetical situation to engage the audience as he discusses his attempts to decipher the ancient Indus script.
17 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Ancient Civilization of Mali
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.
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History
New Review Culture Connect: Experience the Culture of the World
Approach multiculturalism with this rich series of activities that will introduce your learners to the concept of culture by closely examining the behaviors, practices, and art of three distinct peoples—the Highland Maya of Guatemala, the Hmong of China and Southeast Asia, and the Kiowa and Comanche tribes of the United States.
5th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Ancient China
From China's physical geography and earliest beginnings of civilization to the Qin and Han dynasties, here is a nicely designed learning exercise on ancient China, which includes a graphic organizer and timeline to summarize the reading material.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Egyptian Mythology Vodcast
Seventh graders explore the historical significance of mythology in Ancient Egypt. For this World History lesson, 7th graders research the different gods and goddesses in Ancient Egypt and present their findings to the class. Students create cue cards that contains this information.
7th Social Studies & History
Kingdoms of Southeast Asia and Korea: Several smaller kingdoms prosper in East and SOutheast Asia, a region culturally influenced by China and India.
Inspire wonder with this presentation on the ancient kingdoms of Southeast Asia and Korea. You will be able to cover the major kingdoms of Southeast Asia and Korea while also making a connection to the cultural influences of China and India.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
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.
6th Social Studies & History
Bearing the Torch: A Study of Ancient Greece
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.
2nd Social Studies & History
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
What role does geography play in the development of a culture? How does ancient Greek culture still influence civilization today? These and other questions are explored in a unit study of Ancient Greece. The overview of the unit provided in this resource includes the unit and lesson objectives, essential questions, links to daily plans, graphic organizers, timed activities, a vocabulary list, and differentiated instruction strategies.
9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable