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In this online interactive world history worksheet, high schoolers answer 6 multiple choice questions regarding the Phoenicians, Hittites, and Assyrians. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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.
Students develop a timeline of events associated with Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Indus River, and the Huang He. They prepare a clay, wood, or paper model of a representative artifact from one civilization. They write a description of their item. Students draw a representative fashion and write an explanation of their drawing.
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.
Cuneiforms and characters, hieroglyphics and cartouches, Morse code and Pig Latin. Who invented writing? Why, the Sumerians and the Chinese, of course. Viewers watch as the video narrator details the development of writing from art, which is drawing what you mean, to rebus writing, i.e. using pictures to represent words or parts of words, to symbols that represent sounds, to phonetic alphabets known as cuneiforms. Viewers are also offered opportunities to test their recall of information presented in the video (Think), to think critically about the information (Dig Deeper), and to Discuss the implications of the materials presented.
Fewer and fewer people have a strong grasp of world geography, but this activity helps students understand geopolitics by creating their own original historical map. The activity requires selecting a country from the list provided, conducting research from designated sources, and depicting an event, relationship, geopolitical circumstance, or economic-based concept in an original map. The map is the final assessment, however no rubric is provided. While the lesson calls for two class periods, students may benefit from additional time.
Students transform a discarded book into a creative art work of art that encompasses a theme and utilizes a variety of media and techniques.
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.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Students map Mesopotamia. In this Geography instructional activity, students are introduced to Ancient Mesopotamia. Students use an atlas to label the defining features and areas of Mesopotamia on a map.
In this Indo-Europeans worksheet, students complete passages by filling in words and phrases without using a word bank. They then define key terms.
Students show how the geography of the Mesopotamia region has impacted the beginnings of civilization. They show how this area has long been the site of the rise and fall of great empires, and how the geography of this region has a lot to do with that.
Here is a instructional activity 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.
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 lesson, they read an article out of "National Geographic" and answer discussion questions.
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.
In this puzzle activity, students locate 16 words in a word search titled "Empires and peoples." The words include regions, ethical, and system.
In this Greeks worksheet, students fill in the blanks to sentences about the first Greeks. Students complete 16 sentences total.
In this Leonard Woolley worksheet, students read about the British archaeologist and complete 3 "Review" questions and 3 "Critical Thinking" questions.
In this Indo-Europeans instructional activity, students fill in blanks in a summary about the migration of Indo-European peoples, then practice writing for a specific purpose.
In this Dig Magazine archeology quiz, students answer 4 multiple choice questions covering a variety of topics. Page contains answer and additional resources link.