Egyptians and Hittites Teacher Resources
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Students investigate the statue that memorialized Ramses II. In this world monuments lesson, students research national and local monuments to find out if there are any controversies regarding their construction. Students then create their own monuments to honor people.
In this Egyptian history activity, students read an excerpt about Ramses the Great of Egypt. They use this excerpt to respond to three questions that follow. Students explain why Egyptian pharaohs held so much power in Egypt and why they had such huge monuments.
Ninth graders examine the importance of trade in the Mediterranean Sea. In groups, they create a chart of the items that were most popular in the late Bronze Age and where they originated. To end the instructional activity, they read an article out of "National Geographic" and answer discussion questions.
Sixth graders complete a long-term unit on ancient and early civilizations. They conduct Internet research, define key vocabulary terms, analyze maps, and create a PowerPoint presentation about a selected early civilization.
Here is a lesson whose focus is on classical archaeology. In groups, high schoolers read various myths and legends to examine the how the culture was passed between different groups. They participate in a role-play activity in which they represent different countries trading with each other and discover how cultures can clash.
For this Dig Magazine archeology quiz, students answer 4 multiple choice questions covering a variety of topics. Page contains answer and additional resources link.
In this Dig Magazine archeology quiz, students answer 4 multiple choice questions covering a variety of topics. Page contains answer and additional resources link.
In this grammar instructional activity, students practice working with clauses. Students are given ten sets of sentences where they are to combine the sentences and create three new sentences using a "who/which" clause, and adverbial clause, and an "-ing" or "-ed" opener.