Ancient History Teacher Resources
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The Timeline Project
This is a great idea for any social studies classroom to incorporate throughout the year as an ongoing project! Line your walls with a continuous strip of butcher paper to design a large timeline that you can add to as you cover...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
History & Trends in Health Care
From the ancient Romans' efforts to drain marshland in order to reduce malaria, to Louis Pasteur's vaccinations for rabies and anthrax, discover the evolution of health care methods and documentation throughout history. Each slide in...
9th - 12th Health CCSS: Adaptable
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...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
ACTIVITY 6: MAKE A FOSSIL MOLD AND CAST and ACTIVITY 7: HOW BIG WERE PREHISTORIC ANIMALS?
Instructions for two terrific ancient history lessons for your primary paleontologists are provided in this resource. The first involves the creation of fossil cast replicas using plaster of Paris. The directions are detailed, but the...
1st - 3rd Science
Trade in the Ancient Mediterranean
Young scholars begin the instructional activity by locating cities and other points of interest in the ancient world. In groups, they use the internet to research the types of ships used during this time period and discuss the reasons...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Cargoes from Three Continents Ancient Mediterranean Trade
Sixth graders begin the lesson plan by researching the different types of ships and shipbuilding techniques used to help trade in the Mediterranean Sea. Using different objects, they determine what one can tell about a society and...
6th Social Studies & History
The Interconnectedness of Ancient Peoples Map Study
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...
7th Social Studies & History
Enduring Influence: Rome, Greece, and Byzantium
Students explore ancient cultures. In this ancient history lesson, students view programs that depict the ancient Roman, Greek, and Byzantine cultures. Students consider how archaeologists, geologists, and scientists have uncovered the...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
Using Evidence from a Shipwreck to Explore Late Bronze Age Trade in the Mediterranean
Students examine a shipwreck from the late Bronze Age. As a class, they view a variety of slides to describe the cargo and examine the artifacts found on the wreckage. They discuss what each object tells them about the crew and the time...
5th - 9th Social Studies & History