Ancient Civilizations Teacher Resources
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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 43 Views 31 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 27 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 instructional activity, 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 49 Views 300 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 instructional activity, 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
Lacy Clay Ornaments
Students research fabric lace and metal filigree and their origins in ancient civilizations. After researching, they create and decorate an ornament or pendant out of Crayola Air-Dry Clay that looks similar to the traditional lace or filigree.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Need a concise, well-constructed, and engaging overview of Ancient Egyptian civilization? Look no further, as John Green highlights the most important features and takeaways of this ancient civilization. The video discusses the importance of the Nile to Egyptian culture and agriculture, religious notions regarding gods and an afterlife, developments through the progression from the Old to New Kingdom, and the general longevity and permanence of the civilization as a whole.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 22 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Ancient Civilization of Egypt
Research ancient cultures with your class. They will read assigned text in class and utilize a map to identify the location of Egypt. Students complete many ancient Egypt activities including multiple choice questions, role-plays, and research assignments.
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 198 Views 941 Downloads
Architecture of Ancient Civilizations
Students 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 20 Views 72 Downloads
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 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 6 Views 50 Downloads
Making History - Agriculture
An impressively produced video recreates scenes from ancient civilizations portraying how humans first began to cultivate crops. An archaeological dig is also filmed which gives further clues into the techniques used by the early farmers.
5 mins 7th - 12th Science 4 Views 4 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 6 Views 42 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 43 Views 206 Downloads
Ancient Civilizations - Egypt
Sixth graders examine important information relating to Ancient Egypt while obtaining specific knowledge about ancient civilizations. For 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 40 Views 159 Downloads
Farming in Ancient Mesopotamia: An Ancient Civil Engineering Problem
Sixth graders identify the major obstacles in farming in Mesopotamia. They work together to design and build a model that solves these problems. They write a short essay that describes the problems and their possible solutions.
6th Technology & Engineering 34 Views 96 Downloads
Teach Ancient Civilizations: Africa
Amazing! Teach learners about the wonders of ancient Africa and Asia with a comprehensive set of teaching tools. You'll click to find a well-constructed presentation, a worksheet that has kids compare and contrast ancient alphabets, a fun group project, and a list of vocabulary terms.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 18 Views 25 Downloads