Ancient Religion Teacher Resources
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Comparing Modern and Ancient Ideas of Ethnicity and Identity
Explore ethnicity and identity with a research and writing assignment. Class members conduct online research, looking in particular at images and carefully noting down their sources on notecards. They read about identity and compose essays that compare the ethnicity and identity that they experience to that of ancient people or the nineteenth century Middle Eastern world.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 8 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
From pharaohs and pyramids to the mummification process, this packet is a fantastic resource for studying ancient Egypt! Worksheets not only review key terms and practices that are foundational to ancient Egyptian culture, such as religious beliefs, writing, architecture, etc.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 137 Views 103 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Religions of the World
A perfect resource for encouraging an understanding of the world's religions and note taking skills. Text is broken into a classic note taking style, ideal for teaching good habits. Content includes a break down of major religions, separated into monotheistic and polytheistic categories.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 49 Views 118 Downloads
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
Mesopotamian Gods: Handout
Ancient religion was often times closely linked to social structure and government. Hand out a handy guide that describes 12 major gods and goddesses from ancient Mesopotamia. They are each connected to a location, symbol, and force of nature.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 13 Views 60 Downloads
New Review Gender Roles in Ancient Egyptian Society
After reading about the legal status of women in the Old Kingdom of ancient Egypt and doing some additional research, your young historians will work in groups to develop short skits that reflect a typical gender-role related scenario that may have occurred in ancient Egyptian times.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 6 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Roots of Religion: Teacher’s Guide
Middle schoolers explore ancient cultures. In this ancient religions lesson, students study the civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia they watch "Garden of Eden" and discuss their impressions. Middle schoolers then research Sumer and prepare presentations regarding their research findings.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 36 Views 151 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 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
The Birth of the Ancient Games: The Olympics
This exercise includes a lengthy article on the history of the Olympics as well as a map of Ancient Greece. The last page includes 15 reading comprehension questions about the passage. A fairly thorough look at this topic - geared toward high school classes based on the reading comprehension level.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 59 Views 449 Downloads
The Big Religion Chart
This resource includes a list of over 40 world religions and their major features, such as brief summaries of their origins and history, beliefs in god and an afterlife, practices, foundational texts, etc. The document also includes an introduction explaining decisions that went into how the chart was formulated.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 31 Downloads
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
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
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 42 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Ancient China
From China's physical geography and earliest beginnings of civilization to the Qin and Han dynasties, here is a nicely designed instructional activity on ancient China, which includes a graphic organizer and timeline to summarize the reading material.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History 46 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Using Artifacts for Clues About Identity
Learn about the ancient Near East through a close examination of ancient artifacts. Lead your class into analysis by first observing an artifact as a class. Pupils can then work in pairs to analyze the other artifacts and compile a list of distinguishing features.
6th - 10th Language Arts 20 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
Reflections of Ancient Greece
Students study ancient Greek civilization. In this World history lesson, students locate Greece on a world map and review what the ancient Greeks did when they developed new ideas for government, science, philosophy, religion, and art.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 34 Views 28 Downloads