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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.
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.
Sixth graders find Greece on the map and recognize how the geography of Greece was important in its development. In this ancient Greece instructional activity, 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.
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.
Young scholars 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. Young scholars research the Internet to discover the different people who lived there before completing a worksheet.
Pupils 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.
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.