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In this online interactive world history worksheet, students answer 6 multiple choice questions regarding the Phoenicians, Hittites, and Assyrians. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
History can be dramatic and so very interesting. Use this presentation to point out key elements and major events that led to the rise and fall of the Assyrian Empire.
Wondering how to visually depict the Assyrian Empire? This comprehensive color-coded map depicts various cities and countries in a simple format. Historians color-code the empire boundaries and create a key, then label a list of 36 cities, countries, and bodies of water. This may work well as a jigsaw activity, or you might even enlarge the map and have learners responsible for labeling specific parts, creating a visual display in the classroom.
In this world history worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer to elaborate on the rise and fall of the Assyrian Empire. Students also explain why the empire collapsed.
In this world history worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer to describe the rise and fall of the Assyrian Empire and explain why the empire collapsed in their own words.
Discover what life was like under each of the four main empires that ruled ancient Mesopotamia. Kids can read along or take notes on the Akkadian, Babylonian, Assyrian, and Neo-Babylonian empires. Notes include dates, key rulers, military exploits, and social life.
Here's a twist on the old compare-and-contrast lesson. Budding art historians compare an Assyrian limestone relief to comic book superheroes. They discuss the similarities and differences in the three-dimensional relief to two-dimensional cartoon images. Additionally, they discover how each is used to covey feelings and concepts and create their own superhero. The lesson finishes when pupils present their projects in a digital story format.
Mr. Green provides an overview of Ancient Mesopotamia by examining the political structures and cultural beliefs of the region. The video reviews shifts in authority from religious to political leaders, as well as the influence of cuneiform, Hammurabi's code, and the development of territorial kingdoms and empires.
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.
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.
A ton of interesting information awaits you. Dive into this presentation and pull out major points that show the history, politics, and culture of the Mediterranean and Middle East from 2000-500 BCE. There are 78 information-packed slides ready to complement to your next ancient history lesson.
In this history instructional activity, students find the words in the puzzle related to the civilizations of Assyria. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
Immerse your class in the ancient cultures of the world with this presentation, which travels through the Hittite Empire, the Assyrian Empire, Babylonia, and several more. Enjoy the pictures depicting the ancient worlds and the maps that track the movements and settlements of these populations.
How have values changed? How does our society influence our choices? Two great questions lead this discussion about food production, history, and cause-and-effect relationships. Pupils analyze a limestone relief from Assyria, research its cultural significance, and then write a comparative piece describing the differences in food production.
Ninth graders compare ancient and modern technology in water transporting. In this lesson on the evolution of the aqueduct, 9th graders build a working aqueduct model and examine its components. They explain the importance and use of the aqueduct in ancient Rome.
Students explore the role of women in ancient Mesopotamia. Several excerpts from the Mesopotamian cuneiform tablets and artifacts are analyzed to determine the treatment, rights, and powers of women in this era.
Students create animals from two or more different animal species. In this animals lesson plan, students analyze movement and form in different animals and then combine them together.
Students study fourteen images of paintings from the Memorial Art Gallery's tour of culture. They study the paintings for artifacts from other cultures and periods of history.
Pupils consider the purpose of a constitution and research Iraq's five major population groups. They write a letter to the Iraqi Governing Council from the perspective of a member of one of these Iraqi population groups.
For this world history quiz worksheet, students answer 12 multiple choice questions about world history including the Incas, Assyrian caravans, Rome, and Persia. They answer the questions online. The activity is meant to be used with an article which is not included.