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Western Civilizations, Chapter 2: Gods and Empires in the Ancient Near East

For Students 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...
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Comparing Modern and Ancient Ideas of Ethnicity and Identity

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
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...
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How did Life in Egypt affect Medicine: Ancient Medicine

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Connect ancient Egyptian life ways affected their medical practices. Each side presents several facts connecting economy, skilled workers, trade, writing, farming, and religion to ancient medicine. This is a very interesting presentation...
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World History and Geography: Ancient Greek Civilizations

For Teachers 6th Standards
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.
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Ancient China

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
From China's physical geography and earliest beginnings of civilization to the Qin and Han dynasties, here is a nicely designed worksheet on ancient China, which includes a graphic organizer and timeline to summarize the reading material. 
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A Survey of Ancient Religions

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine ancient religions of Confucianism and Buddhism. Pupils prepare a K-W-L chart, Venn Diagram and participate in think-pair-share activities. Classmates compare and contrast Confucianism and Buddhism. They explore the...
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World History and Geography: The Chinese During Medieval Times 600-1300 A.D.

For Teachers 7th Standards
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...
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World History and Geography: The Sumerians

For Teachers 6th Standards
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...
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Very Ancient China

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Ancient Chinese history is quite interesting, however this PowerPoint isn't. It is short and shallow in conveying the complexity and nature of ancient Chinese society and belief systems. It could be used as a review tool, or supplemented...
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India: Crash Course History of Science #4

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder where the ideas of land management and forestry came from? Welcome to ancient India! Travel back in time using a video, the fourth in the History of Science series. The narrator describes the relationship between science and...
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Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Your class can follow along with this PowerPoint to learn about all the triumphs and defeats that led to the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. Each slide contains key information related to Roman rule, law, religion, philosophy,...
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2000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
John Green summarizes the ebb and flow of dynasties in 2000 years of ancient Chinese history up to the Chinese Revolution of 1911. He discusses the development and influence of the mandate of heaven, as well as an overview of...
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Travel Agent to the Ancient World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students persuade others to visit ancient times. In this ancient civilizations lesson, students participate in a webquest that requires them to encourage others to visit ancient Greece, ancient Israel, Ancient Rome, ancient China,...
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Gender Roles in Ancient Egyptian Society

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
After reading about the legal status of women in the Old Kingdom of ancient Egypt and doing some additional research, your young historians will work in groups to develop short skits that reflect a typical gender-role related scenario...
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India 1500 BCE-600 BC and Southeast Asia 50-1025 CE

For Teachers 9th - 11th
This is one of those well-done resources that a high school social studies or history teacher can't be without. This PowerPoint covers both ancient Indian and Chinese history and civilization beginning in the year 1500 BCE. The caste...
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Ancient History Quiz 1

For Students 5th - 9th
In this ancient history worksheet, students answer 10 short answer questions based on their knowledge of ancient history. Most of the questions focus on the history of Greece and Rome.
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Ancient Rome: Constantine - Part 2/6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Choosing to go into battle with the Christian symbol painted on their shields is extremely surprising to Constantine's army. Does it help them conquer Mexentius and his army at the Tigris River? Does it change the viewpoint that so many...
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Ancient Rome: Constantine - Part 4/6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What drives Constantine towards Christianity? How does the Roman senate respond? How do the Roman people respond? Constantine chooses to take money allocated for pagan temples and use it for Christian temples. How does this affect Roman...
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Ancient Rome: Constantine - Part 6/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Tired, and nearly broken, Licinius barely makes it home from the war. Although Constantine and his army succeed, Licinius is able to retire with his family to Greece, leaving Constantine as the sole emperor. Learn what happens to...
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Ancient Rome: Constantine - Part 1/6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part one of six, this video plays more like a movie. It is gripping, exciting, and captivates its audience. Learn about the battles between Constantine and Maxentius for control over the Roman Empire. Also learn about the rise and fall...
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Ancient Rome: Constantine - Part 3/6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Religious equality starts, or attempts to start, with the Roman Empire's division into two empires instead of four. With this new political agreement, Constantine fights for people to be able to believe in whatever higher power they...
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Ancient Roman Travel Brochure

For Teachers 6th
Ancient Rome is the topic of this creative lesson plan. Students research Ancient Rome using the links provided, and then create a travel brochure using Microsoft Publisher. What a fun way to review facts on Ancient Rome!
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Next Stop: Ancient India

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study the history and civilization of the Indus Valley. In this Ancient India lesson, 7th graders research the political and social characteristics of the Indus Valley civilization. Students create a travel brochure based...
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Greece and Iran: 1000-30 BCE

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Cover 900 years of ancient law, wisdom, society, and conflict with this presentation on the development of Greece and Iran. Topics covered include Persian Empire, Imperial ideology, Persian Religion, Ancient Greek society, Polis, Athens,...

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