Persian Egypt Teacher Resources
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The Father of History Looks at Egypt
In this ancient Egypt worksheet, students read a 1-page selection about the civilization and examine a map of the region. Students outline the information that they read.
The Persian Empire
In this the Persian empire worksheet, students read a two page passage about Persia, then answer 5 multiple choice and 7 short answer questions requiring research about the topic.
A Kaleidoscope of Cultures
Students research particular elements of the ancient cultures of India, China, Egypt, Greece or Rome, centering their research around the question: "What characteristics of this civilization have had an enduring impact on later civilizations?"
A Kaleidoscope of Cultures
Eighth graders research the ancient cultures of India, China, Egypt, Greece, or Rome to identify their characteristics and civilizations. In this ancient cultures lesson, 8th graders work in groups to research one of the ancient civilizations and write an informative essay for their topic. Students turn their essays into speeches and multimedia presentations.
In this world history quiz worksheet, students answer 12 multiple choice questions about world history including the Incas, Assyrian caravans, Rome, and Persia. They answer the questions online. The activity is meant to be used with an article which is not included.
Teach Ancient Civilizations: Africa
Amazing! Teach learners about the wonders of ancient Africa and Asia with a comprehensive set of teaching tools. You'll click to find a well-constructed presentation, a worksheet that has kids compare and contrast ancient alphabets, a fun group project, and a list of vocabulary terms. The unit centers on the ancient cultures of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia, and the Indus River Valley.
Tales from Arabia
Third graders explore and develop interest in reading of foreign lands through the reading of The Arabian Nights and a variety of Cinderella stories. Students participate in a variety of folk literature activities. Students recognize the voice in different books.
Islamic Art; Exploring the Visual Arts of the Middle East
Young scholars create a monogram, based of the idea of a Turkish Tughra. They examine the connection between writing for communication and writing as an art form. They explore the vocabulary related to the use of art media in the classroom.
Ancient Greece: Athens as a City State
Sixth graders find Greece on the map and recognize how the geography of Greece was important in its development. In this ancient Greece lesson, 6th graders research Greece and compare to the civilization of ancient Egypt. Students answer critical thinking questions about Greece. Students define democracy and relate to ancient Greece.
Islam: History, Values, and Culture
Providing a thorough outline in the first few slides, this presentation takes viewers through the history and characteristics of Islam. Especially helpful are the slides that clear up common misconceptions about Islam, such as the meaning of "jihad" and the Qu'ran's true message on the conduct of war. The presentation also details the scientific contributions of the Muslim people.
History of the Masons
Students are divided into groups and follow directions of their group leaders and complete a worksheet while on site.
Ancient River Civilizations
Students investigate the growth of the Ancient River Civilizations. In this world history lesson, students compare and contrast ancient and modern maps of the area of river civilizations.
Bible: The Old Testament Study Questions & Essay Topics
For this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about the Old Testament of the Bible. Students may check some of their answers online.
Becoming a Reflective Learner
Students reflect on taking risks. In this reflective learner lesson students read several short passages and answer questions. Students choose synonyms and antonyms for words.
Students explore world history by identifying geographic locations in class. In this Mesopotamia lesson, students view a timeline of the history of Mesopotamia and the different empires that ruled the area. Students view a PowerPoint presentation and complete several worksheets about the culture and people of Mesopotamia.
Ancient River Civilizations
Students discuss with their classmates the various reasons for the growth of the Ancient River Civilizations. After that they can compare and create ancient and modern maps of the area of the river civilizations, listing both the old and the new names to connect our study to what is happening in today's news.
Ancient Mediterranean Trade Fair
Sixth graders begin the lesson by discussing how artifacts are located. In groups, they define the terms supply, demand, resources and trade and discuss how the United States is affected by International trade. They use this information to participate in a simulation of a Mediterranean trade fair.
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.
Students read Scriptures from the Bible about Jeremiah. In this Bible lesson plan, students have discussions about what they read about Jeremiah.
Literature - Overview - May
Third graders study sayings and phrases, poetry and stories in this month's activities.