Ancient Europe Teacher Resources

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Middle School World History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
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CyberHunt: Ancient China

For Teachers K - 6th
Students participate in various web based activities about ancient China in order to discover the accomplishments of this extraordinary culture. In this history instructional activity, students explore the Chinese paper making recipes,...
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Ancient and Medieval Medicine: Crash Course History of Science #9

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Medieval medicine is a mash-up of multicultural ideas! How did early doctors learn to do no harm? The ninth video in a 15-part series about the History of Medicine uncovers the fundamental teachings that sparked intense anatomical study...
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A Christian Europe Emerges: 300-1200

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Wars, religious conflicts, political shifts, invasions: just some of the events that shaped medieval Europe. A thorough slideshow organizes events, people, places, and information from the Middle Ages.
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Ancient Rome Map Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
It wasn't just the great leaders of ancient Rome that shaped their civilization—the geography of the region played a major role as well. After first identifying major land masses, bodies of water, and city states on a map of Europe,...
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Writing Exercises: Feudal Europe

For Students 6th - 8th
Put your junior high class to the test with three critical-thinking and reading comprehension questions focused on Feudal Europe. They must write answers showing an understanding of the Medieval Church and politics, the Vassal system,...
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The Silk Road, An Ancient Internet

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine how goods and ideas moved along an ancient trade route between China and Europe. They make charts of items, ideas, etc. that were transported along the Silk Route.
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Ancient Greece

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Ancient Greece activity, students read a 3 page article on Ancient Greece, answer 3 facts about Ancient Greek with multiple choice answers, answer 4 statements as true or false and answer 4 fill in the blank facts about Ancient...
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Luther and the Protestant Reformation: Crash Course World History #218

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
King Henry VIII was the first European ruler to embrace Protestantism as the religion of his state—right? A crash Course World History video takes viewers through the influence of Martin Luther's 95 Theses in Europe, discussing the...
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Cathedrals and Universities: Crash Course History of Science #11

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How are so many medieval buildings still standing today? And, how did ancient builders learn such skills? Discover the amazing feats of medieval engineers with part 11 in a 15-installment History of Science series. The narrator describes...
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The Silk Road and Ancient Trade

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What was the the Silk Road and how did it radically expand the scope of trade? What was the value of silk, and how did connections between merchants reshape lives in Africa and Eurasia? Find out by watching this historic episode!
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The Interconnectedness of Ancient Peoples Map Study

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders begin this lesson by viewing various maps of the Ancient World. As a class, they take notes on the changes of different areas in Europe and Asia as their teacher lectures to them. They answer questions about the...
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Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History: Crash Course World History 227

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When your class thinks of medieval history, they probably think of European castles and knights. But they may not know that the Heian period in Japan, which coincided with the Middle Ages in Europe, saw a significant development in...
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Breaking the Chains, Rising Out of Circumstances

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners research slavery in ancient Rome and compare and contrast it to slavery in the United States.  In this slavery lesson, students investigate the differences of slavery in different parts of the country, write a paper to report...
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The Ancient Civilization of Mali

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students explore the ancient civilization of Mali and examine various historical and cultural aspects of the civilization. In this ancient civilization of Mali lesson, students examine trade with respect to geographic locations, discover...
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Napoleon and the War of the Third Coalition

For Students 7th - 12th
A timeline of the main events in Napoleon's career (starting in 1799) begins this video, which details the War of the Third Coalition and the transition of the Holy Roman Empire into the Confederation of the Rhine. Maps, paintings, and...
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Roman Catholic Church Controls Medieval Life in Western Europe

For Students 7th - 12th
Looking for clear, concise information on corruption in the Medieval Roman Catholic Church? This handout gives historians a short synopsis of the abuse of power preceding the Catholic Reformation. After reading, pupils answer 7...
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The Birth of Olympism: A Legacy of Peace

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners investigate the philosophy of the original Olympic Games. In this Social Studies lesson, students create a time line and a map of the ancient Olympic Games in Greece. Learners explore the values of peace that were highly valued...
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Unit 2: Development of Feudalism in Western Europe

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
How did feudalism help to establish order in Europe during the Middle Ages after the fall of the Roman Empire? Here you'll find a collection of videos and a student packet of worksheets to supplement your unit on the subject.
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Feudalism in Western Europe

For Teachers 7th - 9th
The Middle Ages must have been fun. Actually, not so much! Use this presentation to aid your class in understanding the reasons that life, culture, and the social structure of medieval Europe made it less-than-inviting. Images and...
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Geography Now! Kazakhstan

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
While your learners may know Kazakhstan from the Borat movies, the country is full of rich history and culture. A video resource profiles the Central Asian nation that functions as a bridge between Europe and East Asia. It's home to...
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Living Art-i-facts: Technology Takes Us There!

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students create living artifacts dealing with different times and cultures. They explore Ancient Rome, the Middle Ages, Islam, Africa, and the United States.
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French Revolution (Part 2)

For Students 7th - 12th
Interesting facts and historical anecdotes are peppered throughout this video, which covers the beginnings of the French Revolution of 1789. The narrator guides viewers through the timeline and events of the French Revolution with...
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Napoleon and the Wars of the First and Second Coalitions

For Students 7th - 12th
After a brief summary of Napoleon's conquests and the coalitions against which he fought, this video details his emergence as Emperor and a major superpower in Europe. It summarizes main points about Napoleon, including his trail through...