Eurasia Physical Map
In this Eurasia physical map learning exercise, students make note of the major landforms and bodies of water located in this world region.
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The Gift of the Nile: Egypt and its River
Learners begin with a piece of a puzzle that shows an artifact from ancient Egypt. They find others who have pieces that go with their puzzle piece. Students work in these groups to construct a relief map of the Nile River Valley.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.
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.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Silk Road: Connecting the Ancient World Through Trade
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...
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Belief Systems Along the Silk Roads
Learners reflect on similarities and differences among belief systems. Using excerpts of translated religious texts, they organize these quotations into broad themes. The quotations will be posted on a Silk Roads map as reminders of how...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Geography and History of the Arabian Peninsula and Overview of Islam
Students locate the Arabian peninsula on a map and identify surrounding bodies of land and water, fertile regions, trade routes and major cities. They explain the importance of the Arabian peninsula in terms of its location between...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History