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Navigation in the Ancient Mediterranean and BeyondLesson Planet
9th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Communicating Through Art: Drawing Conclusions About Culture Through Artifact Study in Ancient ChinaLesson Planet
Seventh graders identify key aspects of Chinese culture displayed through art. Learners analyze the connections between themes in art and architecture and the reflections this offers on Ancient Chinese culture as they write about the...
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient WorldLesson Planet
3rd - 6th
The Colossus of Rhodes, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Lighthouse of Alexandria. Young archeologists investigate the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, map their locations, and match their names with brief descriptions and images....
Western Civilizations, Chapter 2: Gods and Empires in the Ancient Near EastLesson Planet
11th - Higher Ed
Ancient Hebrew history comes to life through this online western civilizations tool, which follows history in detail from ancient origins to modern-day. Chapter two covers ancient eastern cultures, including beginnings of Hebrew...
Ancient Rome: The Fall of Rome - Part 1/6Lesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th
The greatest city of the ancient world, Rome, fell unnecessarily. It all starts when the Goths are pushed out of their land and come into the Roman Empire for safety. But these people were considered barbarians, and their presence upsets...
Comparing Modern and Ancient Ideas of Ethnicity and IdentityLesson Planet
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Explore ethnicity and identity with a research and writing assignment. Class members conduct online research, looking in particular at images and carefully noting down their sources on notecards. They read about identity and compose...
Ancient India Contributed Architectural Designs to the WorldLesson Planet
4th - 5th
Learners view a PowerPoint presentation with pictures about ancient India to discuss the impact India had on the world’s architecture. In this history lesson, students use discussion questions to guide their lesson.
World History and Geography: Ancient Greek CivilizationsLesson Planet
6th CCSS: Adaptable
Have an Olympic Games coming up? Explain the history of the games while also teaching about Ancient Greek culture and civilizations. A scaffolded set of 24 tasks enhances learning and active engagement with the material in any classroom.
The Cuneiform Writing System in Ancient Mesopotamia: Emergence and EvolutionLesson Planet
7th - 9th
Students research the parallel development and complexity of writing and civilization in ancient Mesopotamia. In this ancient Mesopotamia instructional activity, students analyze the Cuneiform writing system in ancient Mesopotamia and...
World History and Geography: The SumeriansLesson Planet
6th CCSS: Adaptable
Sometimes sixth graders may learn about a time in ancient history, but never get a grasp of the geography. This plan will ensure that doesn't happen. It includes 18 tasks that build on each other to enhance learning about ancient...
Ancient China: Introduction, MapLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
What a great resource for introducing your youngsters to the world of ancient China and the earliest stages of its timeline. Included are creative ideas for organizing your room, as well as an engaging lesson, anticipatory set, and map...
Wondering About the New Seven (Man-Made) Wonders of the WorldLesson Planet
6th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Who determines the Seven Wonders of the World, and what criteria is used to evaluate these locations? Discover the efforts to promote cultural diversity and preserve man-made monuments during the world's first-ever global vote in 2007 to...
World History and Geography: The Chinese During Medieval Times 600-1300 A.D.Lesson Planet
7th CCSS: Adaptable
The Great Wall may be one of the most famous pieces of architecture of all time. Teach seventh graders the history behind its construction, the importance of dynasties, and all about ancient Chinese civilization through a series of 20...
The Silk Road: Connecting the Ancient World Through TradeLesson Planet
5 mins 7th - 12th
Introduce learners to The Silk Road, the first world-wide web. The narrator of this short, animated video traces the pioneers of globalization and the impact they had on culture and economy. The Scythians, Darius the First, and Alexander...
Ancient MesopotamiaLesson Planet
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Mr. Green provides an overview of Ancient Mesopotamia by examining the political structures and cultural beliefs of the region. The video reviews shifts in authority from religious to political leaders, as well as the influence of...
A Day in the Life of an Ancient AthenianLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
To learn more about life in ancient Greece, viewers spend a day with Athenians Archias and his wife, Dexileia. Viewers learn about Archias's household and observe the roles of his wife, his children and their tutors, and his slaves. Then...
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