Ancient Flood Stories
Students examine ancient flood stories by looking at pictures and discussing evidence that have been located in the Black Sea. They write stories about what life was like right before and right after the flood.
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Bearing the Torch: A Study of Ancient Greece
Second graders research Ancient Greece. In this Ancient Greece lesson, 2nd graders survey the geographical, historical, and cultural aspects of Greece. Students discover stories of Greek mythology and explore the beginning of the Olympic...
2nd Social Studies & History
Alaska History: Oral Traditions
Young scholars research American culture by reading a story in class. In this Alaskan heritage lesson, students read the book Red Cedar of Afognak and discuss the characters, settings and conflicts of the Alaskan story. Young scholars...
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: Bringing Back the Sun: The Story of Jaguar Inspiring Student Stories
What on earth is that jar for? It was an ancient incense burner used by the Maya, that was inspired by the myth of the sun god. Young analysts hear the story of the Mayan sun god, analyze the story through the artistry in the jar, and...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Oral traditions: Facilitating education through verbal traditions
Bring oral traditions into the classroom to engage learning and facilitate best practices. From story telling to listening skills, this article provides reasons and rational behind oral traditions as a tool for education.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History
Ancient Egypt: Connecting Literature and Geography
Young scholars brainstorm prior knowledge of Ancient Egypt, locate Egypt on map of Africa and on world map, watch King Tut film, discuss term biography, and map geographical information mentioned in stories and documentaries about...
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History
This Just in! Nile Network News Update
Have your young reporters research contributions of the ancient Egyptians, draft scripts, and broadcast their stories live on the Nile Network News. Depending on class size and age, topics may be brainstormed or assigned. The detailed...
K - 12th English Language Arts