Ancient Civilizations Teacher Resources
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I am the Mummy Heb-Nefert Reinforcing Activity
Students incorporate factual information about Ancient Egypt into a fiction story. In this ancient civilization and writing lesson, students read the book I am the Mummy Heb-Nefert by Eve Bunting, then brainstorm physical and personal character traits of Heb-Nefert as ideas for their own mummy biography.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 25 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 6 Views 7 Downloads
Topic Report Learning Organizer
If you'd like to quickly access a simple graphic organizer designed for a class to divide and conquer a larger subject, then check out this resource. Assign class members to study a specific topic within a historical theme or event, and then use the worksheet to brainstorm and summarize important words and events associated with their topic.
3rd - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Passport to Ancient Civilizations
Students complete a project about Ancient civilizations. In this ancient civilizations lesson, students explore the contributions made by ancient civilizations and research the scientific and technological achievements of ancient societies.
4th - 7th Social Studies & History 7 Views 68 Downloads
Students examine the institutions and values of various ancient civilizations. They define civilization, read and discuss text, write journal entries, list the characteristics of a powerful society, and write a description of an event.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 42 Downloads
New Review The Origins of Civilization and Agriculture: Integrating the Study of Food
What role has food played in the rise and changing nature of civilizations? Here you'll find a fantastic set of lessons and materials on such topics as where food is grown in the United States, the food of ancient peoples, sustainability, and the connection between food and the world economy.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Ancient History Math Mystery
Through several organized and attractive worksheets, your learners will make a deduction about tally marks and hieroglyphics to determine what they represent in the ancient numeral system. This is a well-designed, interdisciplinary worksheet with cross-curricular connections between ancient history and math.
6th - 8th Math 119 Views 87 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Kingdom of Benin
Discover the society of Benin through analysis of several artifacts and rich primary source materials. Here you'll find worksheets on topics as the work of Benin craftsmen, the influence of the all-powerful Oba, explanations for the great wealth and power of the kingdom, and the structure of the city itself.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 11 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Traders of the Lost Art
Learners work in small groups to investigate a variety of art and architecture forms common during the Old Kingdom epoch in Ancient Egypt. Learners then evaluate how these art forms reflect a culture's beliefs and values. And, finally, groups do research on an assigned art form and create an example.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 340 Downloads
Third graders learn about the life of a young boy in Greece and all about his cultural heritage. Pupils gather information about the history, culture, and the many influences the ancient Greeks had on modern day society. Terrific video and an embedded research project sheet are embedded in an amazingly detailed lesson.
3rd Language Arts 16 Views 48 Downloads
The Achievements and Challenges of Egypt
Awesome, that is all I have to say! This set of lessons provides learners with an understanding of ancient Egyptian laws, lifestyle, religion, and culture. It engages them in a critical analysis activity regarding the film, "The Prince of Egypt.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 54 Views 101 Downloads
The Glory That Was Greece
Today we are going Greek! Provide the class with a clear and well-organized overview of all things pertaining to ancient Greece. From early Greeks and Homer, to the Persian Wars and great philosophers, this slide show has it all. Review questions are provided at the end of each major section.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 62 Views 235 Downloads
The Han Dynasty of China: A Chinese Golden Age
A wonderful presentation can be a life saver. If you're teaching a lesson on the Han Dynasty, consider yourself saved! This comprehensive, well-written, and well-organized presentation covers basic information regarding Han military, government, society, and commerce.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 24 Views 66 Downloads
Lesson: A Face to Remember
Oh those awesome ancient Egyptians! Kids hit the books for an art analysis instructional activity. They research the art, culture, and beliefs of ancient Egyptians in regard to their use and creation of mummy cases. They write a compare and contrast essay that focuses on written versus visual information.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 41 Downloads
Egyptian Symbols and Figures: Scroll Paintings
Explore the writing, art, and religious beliefs of ancient Egypt through hieroglyphs, one of the oldest writing systems in the world, and through tomb paintings. Hieroglyphs consist of pictures of familiar objects that represent sounds.
K - 2nd Language Arts 5 Views 29 Downloads