This Ancient Civilizations mega-bundle contains the materials and directions for TWENTY-EIGHT complete lesson plans, activities, worksheets, readings, and PowerPoints! 259 pages and FIVE WEEKS of lesson material, covering Ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Hebrews, India, and China. All resources needed for a complete lesson, ready in seconds, are included in the zip. This is a bargain at less than ONE-THIRD the normal price!!
These lessons and activities are completely Common Core aligned, substantiated with primary source analysis, and will prepare your students for state assessments, such as the Regents exam, as well as the AP World History exam. You may find a list of the included lessons below - links are provided to each product sold separately, containing more detailed information and images of materials. Any product that is not in Word already that you would like to edit for the needs of your class can be obtained simply by emailing me.
1. Characteristics of a Civilization – Chart and Reading Activity
2. ”Guns, Germs, and Steel” Video Viewing Questions and Worksheet
3. Agriculture: The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race
4. Impact of Geography on Mesopotamia – Reading and Image Analysis, Chart Organizer
5. Sumerian Cultural Advancements Worksheet: Cuneiform, Ziggurats, and Gilgamesh
6. Hammurabi’s Code and the Babylonian Empire
7. Ancient Hittites, Assyrians, Phoenicians, and Persians – Lesson Plan
8. Ancient Assyria and Sargon II – Political and Social Structure Examination
9. Ancient Egypt – Geography and Culture Packet
10. Impact of Religion on Ancient Egyptian Society – Worksheet and Lesson
11. Egyptian Social Structure Primary Source Activity
12. Ancient Hebrews/Israelites and Judaism in the Middle East Lesson Plan
13. "Impact of Geography on South Asia/India"
14. "The Indus River Valley Civilization: Mohenjo Daro and Harappa"
15. "Aryan Invasion or Migration? Disappearance of the Indus River Valley Civilization"
16. "Hinduism in India: Origins, Beliefs, and Impact"
17. "The Caste System in India"
18. "Women in Ancient India"
19. "Buddhism in India: Origins and Beliefs"
20. "The Spread of Buddhism Throughout Asia"
21. "Emperor Ashoka and the Mauryan Empire"
22. "Mauryan vs. Gupta Dynasties: Reading and GRAPES Chart Organizer"
23. "Early Chinese Dynasties: Shang, Zhou, and the Mandate of Heaven"
24. "Ancient Chinese Philosophies: Legalism, Confucianism, and Daoism"
25. "The Qin Dynasty’s Shi Huangdi: Brilliant Administrator or Brutal Tyrant?"
26. "Confucianism in China: Historical Development and Modern Impact"
27. "Women’s Lives in Classical China"
28. "Regional Chinese Geography Cuisine and Culture Project"