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 36 Views 98 Downloads
The Beginnings of Civilization in Mesopotamia, Egypt and Kush
Middle schoolers 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 5 Views 24 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 32 Views 177 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 4 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 instructional activity, students discover the history of India. Students then engage in a class discussion or India and it's area.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 15 Views 69 Downloads
New Review 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 3 Views 0 Downloads
Hieroglyphics of Ancient Egypt
Sixth graders investigate symbolism in history by examining Ancient Egypt. In this ancient civilization lesson, 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 11 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 27 Views 134 Downloads
Next Stop: Ancient India
Seventh graders study the history and civilization of the Indus Valley. In this Ancient India instructional activity, 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 38 Views 198 Downloads
History of India
Students explore world geography by completing worksheets in class. In this India history lesson, students identify the location of India and examine a timeline of the country from over 6000 years ago. Students research the Internet to discover the different people who lived there before completing a worksheet.
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 75 Views 307 Downloads
Famous Structures of World History
Eighth graders explore civilizations of the world. In this architecture lesson plan, 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 4 Views 19 Downloads
History and Geography
Young scholars participate in various activities to improve the development of their writing and printing skills. In 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 40 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 4 Views 27 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 14 Views 33 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography, January 28, 2004
In this global history and geography standardized test practice worksheet, learners 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 8 Views 14 Downloads