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Conflict with Assyrians and Babylonians
Sixth graders research textbooks and outside sources to find information on Assyria and Babylonia. In this Mesopotamia lesson, 6th graders compare and contrast the cultures of the Assyrians and Babylonians in Mesopotamia. Students write a paragraph about each group and one showing their common traits.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
The Northeast Region
In this North Eastern Asia geography instructional activity, students read about the culture, economics, and life of the Northeast region. Students take notes and answer 4 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 22 Views 114 Downloads
Chalkboard Challenge: The Beginning of Human Society
After studying Ancient Civilizations, learners could use this jeopardy-like game as a review. Having questions relating to the Neolithic, Paleolithic Era, and more, this presentation would be a great whole class or center activity.
6th Social Studies & History 9 Views 85 Downloads
Agricultural Societies: From Egalitarianism to Kleptocracy The Evolution of Government and Religion
Find out what every anthropologist already knows by reading the book, Guns, Germs & Steel. This presentation is to accompany a reading of chapter 14 from the book, it helps define basic concepts and terms related to the effect of agriculture on society, such as religion and government.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
And the Winner Is-
Sixth graders research ancient river civilizations for important events. In this award designing lesson, 6th graders create a graphic organizer with the events that most affected the society and then create an award for that society. Students complete a worksheet looking at each of the civilizations.
6th Social Studies & History 11 Views 102 Downloads
Elements of Civilization
High schoolers create their own ancient civilizations based off of topographical maps of Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Indus Valley, and the Yellow River. In this social studies lesson, students are assigned one topographical map to use to create their civilizations.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 44 Downloads
Living The Life of a Scribe
Students write a descriptive letter about life in ancient Mesopotamia. Through video streaming, students discover the history of Mesopotamia. They assume the role of a scribe and compose a three paragraph essay using main ideas and vocabulary words.
8th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Natural Resources and Ancient Cities
Learners explain how the availability of natural resources has affected human settlement patterns. They recognize the interactions of human populations on environments and compare the growth of two ancient cities in relation to natural resources.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 23 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
Survive Or Not
Seventh graders explore how the availability of productive resources could affect an ancient society. In this World History activity, 7th graders research two ancient civilizations. Students create maps showing the trade routes of these civilizations.
7th Social Studies & History 5 Views 21 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
Hammurabi's Code: What Does It Tell Us About Old Babylonia?
Students examine Hammurabi's Code. They take on the role of his council of advisors and report their "advice" to the king. They write an essay discussing an aspect of daily life that the Code exemplifies.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 58 Downloads