Ancient Civilizations Teacher Resources
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Ancient Civilizations - Egypt
Sixth graders examine important information relating to Ancient Egypt while obtaining specific knowledge about ancient civilizations. In this ancient civilizations lesson, 6th graders read a chapter on Ancient Egypt, discuss and complete a 'Coat of Arms' worksheet, and explore websites dedicated to ancient civilizations.
6th Social Studies & History 31 Views 152 Downloads
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 43 Views 299 Downloads
Mask wearing is not just for Halloween! This attractive and informative set of worksheets discusses this important African cultural tradition, as well as a variety of other significant cultural attributes to ancient civilizations, such as divination and demographics.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 28 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Indus Valley Civilization
What constitutes a civilization? In a swift, engaging, and humorous fashion, John Green begins this edition of Crash Course History by exploring the symptoms of a civilization, such as surplus production, cities, social stratification, socialized government, religion, writing, association with rivers, etc.
10 mins 6th - 10th Social Studies & History 18 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Architecture of Ancient Civilizations
Young scholars study the different styles and innovations of building in ancient cultures. They identify significant features of each civilization and choose an ancient civilization architectural style to draw a two point perspective building.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 12 Views 68 Downloads
Passport to Ancient Civilizations
Second graders explore the concept of contributions of ancient civilizations. In this civilization instructional activity, 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 5 Views 34 Downloads
Sixth graders, in groups, research the culture of an ancient civilization. They use the Internet to locate artifacts that illustrate different elements of culture, write a description and analysis of each piece and present their work to the class.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 49 Downloads
Sort It Out - Ancient Civilizations
Young scholars identify and sort primary source photographs of contributions from ancient civilizations. In this ancient civilizations lesson, students work in small groups to identify and discuss the contributions. Young scholars sort 53 photographs as coming from Egypt, Greece, China or Rome.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 6 Views 55 Downloads
Geometry, Pi, and Ancient Civilizations
By working together, pairs of students will complete a Pi webquest. Using the internet, they examine the ways people in the Ancient Civilizations of Egypt, Babylonia and Greece used Pi. To end the lesson plan, they review the concepts of radius, diameter and circumference by creating a cartoon or poster to honor and publicize Pi.
8th - 9th Math 7 Views 63 Downloads
Life in a Box - Ancient Civilizations and Their Contributions
Learners investigate the history of the world by examining images and artifacts. In this ancient civilizations lesson plan, students utilize photographs from a cardboard box as clues in order to identify the specific civilization group they each represent.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History 6 Views 42 Downloads
Postcards from the Past: Ancient Civilizations, Greece/Rome/Egypt/Pre-Columbian
Fifth graders analyze prints featuring ancient civilizations and create a postcard. In this postcards from the past lesson, 5th graders analyze a variety of pictures, identify primary and secondary sources, choose which civilization and picture they will use for their postcard.
5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 41 Downloads
Central And South America And Their Ancient Civilizations
Fifth graders listen to lectures on the ancient civilizations of the Aztecs, Incas and Mayans. They construct a mask base and then decorate it in thirds with symbols meaningful to each of the three cultures being studied.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 6 Downloads
Remains of the Day
Students consider how archaeologists discovered and pieced together artifacts that indicate a Celtic presence in ancient Turkey. They research ancient civilizations and create archaeological digs containing items representative of these cultures.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 41 Downloads
Hit or Myth
Students define myths and explain why mythic figures are used in movies. After reading an article, they discover the myth surrounding the lost city of Atlantis. They read and examine myths from ancient civilizations and identify similarities among characters, themes and plots.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 38 Views 201 Downloads