Ancient Civilizations Bundle: Hunter-Gatherer, Mesolithic-Neolithic, Mesopotamia

Ancient Civilizations Bundle: Hunter-Gatherer, Mesolithic-Neolithic, Mesopotamia
Ancient Civilizations Bundle: Hunter-Gatherer, Mesolithic-Neolithic, Mesopotamia
Ancient Civilizations Bundle: Hunter-Gatherer, Mesolithic-Neolithic, Mesopotamia
Ancient Civilizations Bundle: Hunter-Gatherer, Mesolithic-Neolithic, Mesopotamia
Ancient Civilizations Bundle: Hunter-Gatherer, Mesolithic-Neolithic, Mesopotamia
Ancient Civilizations Bundle: Hunter-Gatherer, Mesolithic-Neolithic, Mesopotamia
Ancient Civilizations Bundle: Hunter-Gatherer, Mesolithic-Neolithic, Mesopotamia
Ancient Civilizations Bundle: Hunter-Gatherer, Mesolithic-Neolithic, Mesopotamia
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This bundle is perfect for teaching Ancient Civilizations in the upper elementary and middle school level. Included in this bundle are three complete resources: Hunter-Gatherer (Paleolithic Era), Early Civilizations (Mesolithic to Neolithic Era), and Mesopotamia. Each resource includes a PowerPoint presentation, Interactive Notebook foldables (**JUST ADDED 10/17), note taking worksheets, Key Terms for your bulletin board, and assessment with answer key! Please note that this is a large zipfile that may take a few minutes to download. Everything is organized in files by unit for easy use.

A detailed description of each resource and what's included is below. Plus, you can view more by downloading the Preview file!

HUNTER-GATHERER
Your middle school students will take a look at the nomadic lifestyle, egalitarian society, and early tools and weapons used by hunter-gatherers. As well, your students will learn about one of the few modern day hunter-gatherer societies, the Hadza, and will have an opportunity to analyze and compare their lifestyle to western society.

**JUST ADDED 10/17** Diorama Project & Interactive Notebook

Diorama (3D Model) Project:
Your students will create a 3D model that represents the hunter-gatherer life. I've included student project expectations sheet, a grading rubric, picture examples, and directions for creating a 3D tree and hut.

Interactive Notebook:
Foldables are a great way to bring note-taking to life! Perfect for kinesthetic learners, students cut, fold, and glue the interactive notebook pages to a spiral bound or composition book. Students add their own notes that pertain to the lesson. The interactive notebook pages correspond directly to the PowerPoint.

What's Included:
:: 4 Interactive Notebook Foldables (ADDED 10/17)
:: Key Terms to display on bulletin board
:: 19 Slide PowerPoint presentation
:: PowerPoint Note-Taking Sheet
:: 2 Embedded Videos about the Hadza
:: Video Question Sheet to complete while watching the film
:: Article Abstract about Hadza
:: Analyze the Text worksheet (coincides with article)
:: Assessment (Short answer, T/F, Matching)
:: Assessment Answer Key
:: Diorama (3D Model) Project (**JUST ADDED 10/2/17**)
:: Diorama student expectations (creative elements, labels, paragraph description)
:: Diorama Grading Rubric
:: Diorama Picture Examples (get ideas flowing)
:: Directions with Pictures for Making a 3D Tree & Hut

EARLY CIVILIZATIONS: TRANSITION FROM MESOLITHIC TO NEOLITHIC ERA
If you are teaching Early Humans during the Stone Age, then covering the transition from Mesolithic Era to Neolithic Era is a must! This resource includes a 22 slide PowerPoint that will give your students an understanding of how life transitioned from hunter-gatherer to settled farming, and then to life in the city. As well, students can take notes using Interactive Notebook foldables that correspond directly with the PowerPoint.

Terms Covered Include:
:: Mesolithic Era
:: Neolithic Era
:: Hunter-Gatherer
:: Adapt
:: After-Life
:: Shaman
:: Megaliths
:: Ziggurats
:: Hierarchy

Topics Include:
:: Agriculture
:: Early villages
:: Nutrition
:: Food storage
:: Job specialization
:: Pottery
:: Precious metal
:: Advances
:: Otzi the Ice Man
:: Rituals
:: Hierarchical structure

What's Included:
:: 4 Interactive Notebook foldables
:: 22 Slide PowerPoint
:: Note-taking sheets that correspond with the PowerPoint
:: Terms to Know Cards for creating a bulletin board
:: Terms to Know Worksheet
:: Assessment (short answer, T/F, Matching, Fill-in-the-blank)
:: Assessment Answer Key

MESOPOTAMIA: THE CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION
If you are looking to cover Mesopotamia, this is a great resource to give a broad overview of this early civilization. This resource includes a 17 slide PowerPoint presentation with note taking guide, 5 Interactive Notebook foldables, key term cards for your bulletin board, and an assessment and answer key.

Topics Include:
:: Mesopotamia Geography
:: Fertile Crescent
:: Stratified Society
:: King Hammurabi
:: Ziggurat
:: Diet Changes
:: Disease
:: Medical Practices
:: Trade
:: Cuneiform Writing
:: Mathematics
:: Astronomy

Key Term Cards:
:: Mesopotamia
:: Fertile Crescent
:: Stratified Society
:: Ziggurat
:: Scribe
:: Cuneiform
:: Code of Hammurabi

Assessment Includes:
:: 3 Short Answer Questions
:: Matching
:: True/False
:: Answer Key

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LOOKING FOR MORE SOCIAL STUDIES RESOURCES?
Ancient Egypt: Overview
Hunter-Gatherers
Early Civilizations: Transition from Mesolithic to Neolithic
Mesopotamia: The Cradle of Civilization

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Michelle McDonald
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Elementary Education K-8
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