Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Kush Teacher Resources
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The Beginnings of Civilization in Mesopotamia, Egypt and Kush
Students analyze the beginnings of civilizations in Mesopotamis, Egypt and Kush. Using maps, they locate the major river systems and landforms in each area and how they helped to support new civilizations. They describe the main features of Egyptian art and architecture.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 22 Downloads
Farming in Ancient Mesopotamia: An Ancient Civil Engineering Problem
Sixth graders identify the major obstacles in farming in Mesopotamia. They work together to design and build a model that solves these problems. They write a short essay that describes the problems and their possible solutions.
6th Technology & Engineering 21 Views 91 Downloads
Introduction to Ancient Egypt
Students research the computers for facts on Ancient Egypt and have knowledge on primary and secondary sources. In this Ancient Egypt lesson plan, students research Gods, Pharaohs, pyramids, temples, trades, and more.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 21 Views 168 Downloads
Hieroglyphics of Ancient Egypt
Sixth graders investigate symbolism in history by examining Ancient Egypt. In this ancient civilization instructional activity, 6th graders analyze the different social structures and politics of Egypt, Kush and Mesopotamia. Students research and identify characters from Ancient Egyptian writings known as hieroglyphics.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Place in a Box: Mystery Tour of the Nile
Fifth graders participate in a mystery lesson that requires them to gather clues and identify the Nile River delta. In this geographical features lesson, 5th graders examine images and maps of the Nile as they work to figure out where in the world they are.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 29 Downloads
the Geographic and Ecological Setting of India
Students discuss the geographic and ecological area of India and its history. In this India lesson, students discover the history of India. Students then engage in a class discussion or India and it's area.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 13 Views 69 Downloads
Sixth graders create a travel brochure highlighting the accomplishments of the Indus Valley civilization. Group work allows students to create brochures illustrating the location, government, religion, agriculture, cultural and scientific contributions of this ancient civilization.
6th Social Studies & History 25 Views 132 Downloads
Next Stop: Ancient India
Seventh graders study the history and civilization of the Indus Valley. In this Ancient India lesson, 7th graders research the political and social characteristics of the Indus Valley civilization. Students create a travel brochure based on the political, social, geographical, economic, and cultural research they found.
7th Social Studies & History 32 Views 193 Downloads
History of India
Young scholars explore world geography by completing worksheets in class. In this India history instructional activity, students identify the location of India and examine a timeline of the country from over 6000 years ago. Young scholars research the Internet to discover the different people who lived there before completing a worksheet.
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 64 Views 298 Downloads
Famous Structures of World History
Eighth graders explore civilizations of the world. In this architecture activity, 8th graders investigate multimedia sources in order to examine famous structures of the world. Links are provided to Library of Congress primary sources as well as other files and documents.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
History and Geography
Students participate in various activities to improve the development of their writing and printing skills. For this writing and printing skills lesson, students read about the development of writing in Ancient Egypt and the production of books.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 38 Downloads
Promises: Understanding the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict
Students look at the conflict through the eyes of seven children from Israeli and Palestinian backgrounds, living in this harsh war torn land. Students explore how differences of opinion, ideas, and biases affect others and themselves.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 26 Downloads
Life in a Box: Incas
Students investigate the impact of the Inca culture by examining our current society. In this heritage lesson, students identify the Inca people, when they lived and where they were located. Students view photographs representing Inca culture in a PowerPoint slide show.
K - 4th Social Studies & History 8 Views 31 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography, January 28, 2004
For this global history and geography standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 13 Downloads