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50 resources with the concept ancient history

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Maya, Aztec, and Inca Civilizations

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewA 10-lesson unit explores the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations. Over the course of two weeks, scholars read nonfiction excerpts, discuss their findings, and complete activities. An assessment equipped with multiple choice and matching...
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Explore Cave Paintings in This 360° Animated Cave

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What do virtual reality and cave paintings have in common? Scholars ponder this question while examining a 360-degree-view video about 40,000 year old French cave paintings. Rich extension materials allow inquiry into deeper questions...
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Temple of Kalabsha (Temple of Mandulis)

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
What was the Kalabsha Temple to ancient Egyptians? Discover the importance of the dock and the use of bodies of water to the Egyptian people. The resource includes side panels with important information about the history of the location.
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The Presocratics: Crash Course History of Science #2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did early scientists arrive at the notion that everything was made of atoms? Meet the Presocratics during the second installment in an engaging History of Science series. Viewers discover how these pioneers developed a model for...
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What Can You Learn From Ancient Skeletons?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Skeletons may not be able to speak, but they can still tell us a lot. High schoolers watch a short video about the ways biological anthropologists can use a skeleton's bone structure to determine age, gender, place of birth, and social...
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Navigation in the Ancient Mediterranean and Beyond

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Ancient texts, like Homer's Odyssey, mentions navigating ships by observing constellations. Pupils learn about the link between history and astronomy as they relate to navigation in the Bronze Age. Scholars complete two hands-on...
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World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
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.
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Alexander the Great- Mini Biography

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
So what exactly made Alexander the Great, great? Kickstart your inquiry by offering your young historians a mini-bio of the military leader and king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon.
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2016

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What do the Inca Civilization, Wittenburg Church, and India's economy in the Mughal Period have in common? The well-rounded standardized test challenges scholars to remember all of them. They use different graphics and maps to answer...
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Pourquoi Tales

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Familiarize your literary scholars with the Pourquoi genre as they prepare to write their own tale. Although there isn't much detail here, you can easily tweak and embellish ideas to make them work in your classroom. Learners fold paper...
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Fossils

For Students 7th - 9th
In this earth science worksheet, students use the clues given at the bottom of the sheet to solve the crossword puzzle on fossils. They identify specific names of fossils and how to make a mold of one.
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Temple of Isis (Philae)

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
How did the Temple of Isis change throughout history? The resource discusses how architecture changed purposes over the time periods of the Pharaonic Era and the Greco-Roman Era. It gives a glimpse into what life was like and provides...
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Horemheb - (18th Dynasty)

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Who was Horemheb and why is his tomb so famous? An fascinating resource uses virtual reality tools and even comes equipped with the ability to use a VR headset. Learners view information panels to the side of the location to understand...
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Sennedjem - (19th Dynasty)

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Who was Sennedjem and how does he relate to ancient Egypt? The resource describes the artisan's life as well as the village in which he lived, called Set Ma'at. Learners view where the people who built the tombs for powerful Egyptians...
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Ramesses VI - (20th Dynasty)

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
An interactive tour of the tomb of Rameses VI illustrates ancient Egypt's explanation of life with its intricate drawings and details. Dragging the mouse shows a 365-degree view of the tomb, and details about the meaning of each location...
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Ptah-Hotep and Akhet-Hotep Mastaba

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Did you know that mastaba means bench in Arabic? Learn why a mastaba was so important to ancient Egyptian architecture. Middle and high schoolers alike stay entertained while reading a passage that describes the virtual tour of...
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King Tut On The Move

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students read a story called King Tut On the Move and answer vocabulary and comprehension questions about it. For this current events King Tut lesson plan, students respond to literature by answering questions, recalling details, sharing...
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Why is Herodotus called “The Father of History”?

For Students 9th - 12th
Rather than simply listing what happened, Herodotus sought to find out the why of events. Rather than simply labeling Herodotus The Father of History, here's a video that explains why he was given this title.
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Ancient Numeration Systems

For Students 5th - 6th
In this ancient numeration system worksheet, students solve and complete 15 different problems that include writing the differences between numeration systems. First, they use the symbols shown in the chart to write each English number...
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2012

For Students 9th - 12th
Let's test global history knowledge. The standardized test, designed for high schooler scholars, assesses world history and geography. The assessment is divided into five different sections, including essay items and multiple choice. It...
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2012

For Students 9th - 12th
Familiarize future test takers with the format of standardized tests. The assessment covers world history topics, such as the French Revolution and South American civilizations. It also covers world geography. The test, designed for high...
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2013

For Students 9th - 12th
What test-taking strategies help individuals ace exams? The standardized test assesses scholars' knowledge of world history and geography. High school historians put their test-taking strategies to use in the multiple choice, document...
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2013

For Students 9th - 12th
How much do high schoolers know about human history? The assessment covers global history and geography with multiple choice, document based items, and essay questions. It covers topics such as human migration patterns and religions of...
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2014

For Students 9th - 12th
What does the class know about world history and geography? The assessment tests high school scholars' skills in a state standardized test from the New York Department of Education. It covers topics such as the Enlightenment and the...