Reveal the nine characteristics of civilizations through primary sources, examples, and explanations in a PowerPoint presentation. Compare indigenous cultures to modern day through a PowerPoint and video website links. Teachers have three options: assign distance learning, present the information whole-group, or create a simple walking tour of the Characteristics of a Civilization. Need a grade? The quiz includes short descriptions of nomads or civilizations where students determine if a description fits the criteria for a civilization or nomads. This is a great introduction for a unit of civilizations. Meets Common Core Standards and aligns to Louisiana 5th Grade Social Studies Scope and Sequence.
Introduction PowerPoint: What is a civilization?
29 Slide PowerPoint of Characteristics of a Civilization
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Walking Tour Instructions
Study Guide aligned with PowerPoint
Nomad or Civilization Quiz
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