Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Kush Teacher Resources
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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
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...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.
Here's a great resource for your curriculum library. The 240-page packet, organized into units by topics, includes sample lesson plans, links to primary and secondary source documents, worksheets, activities, and sample assessments.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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...
5th Social Studies & History
Ancient Civilizations: The Ancient Israelites
Planning a study of ancient Israel and Mesopotamia (1800-500 B.C.)? Here's a resource packet loaded with activities, exercises, worksheets, and background information that integrates social studies and language arts curriculum.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History
Famous Structures of World History
Eighth graders explore civilizations of the world. For this architecture lesson, 8th graders investigate multimedia sources in order to examine famous structures of the world. Links are provided to Library of Congress primary sources...
8th Social Studies & History
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