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54 resources with the concept ancient history

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Global History and Geography Regents Examinations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Finding tests that assess global history and geography knowledge can be challenging, but here's a resource that solves the problem. Last updated in January 2018, the exams ask scholars to analyze charts, primary sources, and graphic...
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Maya, Aztec, and Inca Civilizations

For Teachers 5th Standards
A 10-lesson unit explores the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations. Over the course of two weeks, scholars read nonfiction excerpts, discuss their findings, and complete activities. An assessment equipped with multiple choice and matching...
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Jewish Holidays

For Teachers 6th Standards
Modern Jewish holidays have ancient roots with many connections to today. Using photographs of primary sources, such as fragments of a shofar, as well as texts, such as the Hebrew Tanakh, learners explore how Jewish holidays reflect...
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Sikhism

For Teachers 7th Standards
How does a new religion start? The informative resource highlights the Sikhism religion. Academics learn how the religion was created and spread throughout the ancient world. Scholars view a series of primary sources and complete a...
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The Mongol Empire

For Teachers 7th
Scholars review eight sources to learn about the impact of the Mongol Empire and their leaders, such as Genghis Khan. Academics learn how the Mongols destroyed states but also increased connections with the rest of the world. To finish,...
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Interactions in Baghdad and the Abbasid Caliphate

For Teachers 7th Standards
An interesting resource focuses on the cultures of different peoples that have lived in Baghdad and their interactions. Academics view 11 sources to understand how Baghdad has been home to people of many faiths and cultures throughout...
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Bread and Circuses: Rome as a Site of Encounter

For Teachers 7th
An intriguing lesson uses 12 Roman artifacts to explain Roman society and politics. Young historians view images of artifacts and learn how each one represents an aspect of Roman society. Academics also complete a hands-on activity to...
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Contact among Mesopotamia, Egypt, Kush, and Other Societies

For Teachers 6th Standards
Trade has always been a global affair. Explore what global trade meant for ancient Mesopotamians, Egyptians, and Kushites using a collection of documents from the historic societies. By examining literary works such as the Epic of...
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Reading Adventure Pack: Archaeology

For Parents 2nd - 3rd Standards
Readings of a fiction and nonfiction text followed by a series of activities put scholars in an archaeologist's shoes. Learners read two texts; Archaeologists Dig for Clues by Kate Duke and The Shipwrecked Sailor: An Egyptian Tale with...
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The Genius of the Ancients

For Teachers 5th Standards
It is said that necessity is the mother of invention. Fifth graders prove this with help from three lessons that examine how ancient cultures used their needs to drive innovations. In lesson one, pupils identify main ideas and supporting...
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2012

For Students 9th - 12th
Let's test global history knowledge. The standardized test, designed for high schooler scholars, assesses world history and geography. The assessment is divided into five different sections, including essay items and multiple choice. It...
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2012

For Students 9th - 12th
Familiarize future test takers with the format of standardized tests. The assessment covers world history topics, such as the French Revolution and South American civilizations. It also covers world geography. The test, designed for high...
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2013

For Students 9th - 12th
What test-taking strategies help individuals ace exams? The standardized test assesses scholars' knowledge of world history and geography. High school historians put their test-taking strategies to use in the multiple choice, document...
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2013

For Students 9th - 12th
How much do high schoolers know about human history? The assessment covers global history and geography with multiple choice, document based items, and essay questions. It covers topics such as human migration patterns and religions of...
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2014

For Students 9th - 12th
What does the class know about world history and geography? The assessment tests high school scholars' skills in a state standardized test from the New York Department of Education. It covers topics such as the Enlightenment and the...
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Global History and Geography Examination: June 2012

For Students 9th - 12th
Want to find out how much class members really know about history? A copy of a New York state test assesses scholars' knowledge of world geography and history in a multi-format test that includes multiple choice and essay items. The...
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Global History and Geography Examination: June 2013

For Students 9th - 12th
Is it time to improve test-taking skills? The assessment is a copy of a state test for pupils to practice strategies for taking exams. It covers subjects such as the Chinese Dynasty's and ancient Indian history. It is divided into...
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Global History and Geography Examination: June 2014

For Students 9th - 12th
Want to test pupils' knowledge of world events? The assessment addresses global history, such as the ideas of the enlightenment, trade, and geography in five different sections. Pupils answer multiple choice, document-based items, and...
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Did the Amazons Really Exist?

For Students 6th - 12th
Who were the warriors most feared by the Egyptians, Greeks, Persians Central Asians, and Chinese? The mighty women called Amazons, that’s who. Secondary viewers learn that the understanding of the Amazons, who were originally assumed to...
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Did Ancient Troy Really Exist?

For Students 8th - 12th
Because the monsters Scylla, Charybdis, and Polyphemus in Homer's Odyssey are fictional, scholars may assume the Iliad is also entirely fictional. A carefully researched video describes Heinrich Schliemann's discovery of the historical...
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Explore Cave Paintings in This 360° Animated Cave

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What do virtual reality and cave paintings have in common? Scholars ponder this question while examining a 360-degree-view video about 40,000 year old French cave paintings. Rich extension materials allow inquiry into deeper questions...
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Theories of Myth: Crash Course World Mythology #12

For Students 7th - 12th
The 12th installment from the 41-part Crash Course World Mythology series addresses the topic of interpreting myths. Viewers learn all about the theories of myths according to philosophers like Plato, Tertullian, and Clement. 
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Floods in the Ancient Near East: Crash Course World Mythology #16

For Students 7th - 12th
What do floods signify in ancient mythology? Pupils explore the topic of flooding with the 16th installment in the Crash Course World Mythology video series. Scholars analyze the Epic of Gilgamesh, Noah's Ark, and a Zoroastrian flood...
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Temple of Isis (Philae)

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
How did the Temple of Isis change throughout history? The resource discusses how architecture changed purposes over the time periods of the Pharaonic Era and the Greco-Roman Era. It gives a glimpse into what life was like and provides...