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Ancient Civilizations – Teacher Resources

There are many exciting civilizations to explore in Ancient history! Examine everyday life during ancient times with teaching resources on ancient civilizations. You will find lesson plans on hieroglyphics, the Mayan Empire, and Aesop's fables. Worksheets include activities on Chinese Calligraphy and Ancient India. You will also find references on Roman and Greek mythology. Printables on education, religion, and occupations are perfect additions to any social studies or world history curriculum.

Whiteboard Compatible Mini-Lessons

The Beginnings of Ancient China Mini-Lesson
The Age of the Pharaohs Mini-Lesson
The Scribes of Ancient Egypt Mini-Lesson
Life in Ancient Greece Mini-Lesson
More Mini-Lessons

Printables

Chinese Calligraphy
The Lusitania
The Holocaust
Ancient Gods and Goddesses: Matching
The Navajo Code Talkers
Math in the Real World: the Great Wall of China
Wonders of the World Questions
More Ancient Civilizations Printables

Lesson Plans

"The Grasshopper and the Owl": A Fable by Aesop
"The Fox and the Goat": A Lesson on Aesop's Fable
The Mayan Empire
"Hi" in Hieroglyphics
The Donkey and the Dog
World War I: People, Places, and Events
Wonders of the World
More Ancient Civilizations Lesson Plans

Quizzes

Ancient Africa Quiz

References

A History of the New Year
Remembering the Day of Infamy
From the Great Wall to a Great Inclusive Classroom
Animals in Uniform
Ten Most Widely Spoken Languages in the World
World History 1-999 A.D.
U.S. Casualties in the Major Wars
More Ancient Civilizations References

Ancient Civilizations, Art, & Music Connected

Ralph Masiello's Ancient Egypt Drawing Book Coloring Page
Ancient Times: Art and Architecture Activity Packet
Greek Theater
Altars to Greek Goddesses
Learning About Voice Through Photographs Assessment
Classical Architecture
Introduction to the Panpipe
More Ancient Civilizations Art & Music Activities

Ancient Civilizations & Literature Connected

The Odyssey
Poptropica Teaching Guide: Mythology Island
Hiroshima: Synopsis, Ideas, and Writing Connections
The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn -- Chapters Three and Four
Mythology Activity Sheets
Slaughterhouse-Five Projects
The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn
More Ancient Civilizations Literature Resources

Ancient Civilizations & Language Arts Connected

Beginnings of Ancient China Word Power
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
An Expedition to Egypt Vocabulary
War and Peace
The Mayan Empire Vocabulary
"In Flanders Fields"
Columbus Word Search
More Ancient Civilizations Resources for Language Arts

Digital Books

Eyewitness: Ancient Egypt
Eyewitness Expert: Ancient Egypt
Eyewitness: Ancient Greece
Eyewitness: Mummy
E.Guides: Mummy
Eye Wonder: Pyramid
Eyewitness: Ancient China
Gallery of DK Digital Books for Social Studies

Ancient Civilizations & Science Connected

Poptropica Teaching Guide: Time Tangled Island
Carbon Dating
Constructing a Prehistoric Adventure
Thales of Miletus, Physiologist
Halley's Comet
How the Chinese Use Insects
Kingfisher Knowledge Guide: Mummies Teacher's Guide
More Ancient Civilizations Resources for Science

Ancient Civilizations & Mathematics Connected

An Expedition to Egypt Rubric
An Expedition to Egypt
Whispering Gallery
Eratosthenes
Literature & Math: Wonders of the Ancient World Stories
Science and Medicine in Ancient Greece
More Ancient Civilizations Math Activities

Ancient Egypt Resources

7 Wonders of the Ancient World
People and Places in Egyptian Mythology
Food with History
Battles That Changed History
The Treasures of King Tut
Write a Time-Travel Dialogue
Write a Lead Paragraph for The Roman Times
More Ancient Egypt Resources

Ancient China & India Resources

The 100 Most Significant Events of the Last Thousand Years
History of Chopsticks
History of Tea
More Ancient China & India Resources

Ancient Greece & Rome Resources

Greek and Roman Gods
Ancient Times: Education and Religion Activity Packet
Ancient Times: Social Classes and Occupations Activity Packet
Ancient Times: Marriage and Family Life Activity Packet
Ancient Times: Keep a Traveler's Diary
Ancient Times: Law and Justice Activity Packet
Guide to Worldwide Goddesses
More Ancient Greece & Rome Resources

Ancient Civilizations & Religion Connected

Top 10 Heroes of Greek Mythology
Cupid, and Other Classical Myths
Noah's Birthday
Geological Legends
The Sea of Trolls Teacher's Guide
What Would the Greek Gods Say?
Oracle Prophecies Reading Guide
More Resources on Religions of Ancient Civilizations

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