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Students uncover the mathematical proportions as well as the history of the Parthenon. In this math and science lesson, students use research to find the contributions of ancient Greeks made to our current society. They explore the relationships between the mathematics and the aesthetics of the Parthenon. In the concluding activity, students solve problems related to the Nashville Parthenon.
Learners explore the cultures and civilizations of Mesopotamia. They take a look at the factors that shaped the region, and study the history of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, and other ancient wonders of the world. The class is divided up into seven groups. Each one researches and makes a presentation to the class on one of the Seven Ancient Wonders. The lesson plan is really good, and looks like i will be motivating and enlightening for your middle schoolers.
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." They analyze stereotypes in the film as well as how modern Egyptians felt about it. Multiple web resources are linked to each of the eight included lessons.
Seventh graders explore the historical significance of mythology in Ancient Egypt. In this World History lesson plan, 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.
Fourth graders engage in a series of lessons on ancient China, and the contributions that civilization made that are still being used today. This cross-curicullar unit of study engages learners in tasks that should lead to a new understanding and appreciation of this amazing culture. Fantastic streamed video, worksheets, in-class activities, assessments, and extension activities are all embedded in these fine plans.
Ninth graders examine causes and effects of the Uluburun shipwreck. In groups, they develop their own ways to categorize the artifacts found on the ship and decide on the research questions they are going to focus on. They use the information they collect to organize it in a database and share their results with the class.
Students recognize that "heroes" and "role models" are not synonymous terms. By analyzing heroes of other cultures and periods, they determine that many heroic figures, mythic or historical, rather than providing a model of a societal code of values, represent their transgression.
Seventh graders act as newspaper reporters in Rome. In this research skills lesson, 7th graders use Google Earth and other Google tools to conduct research for their project in their newspaper teams. The culminating project should be a newspaper that details the fall of Rome. Students share with their fellow classmates.