Use this information booklet and lesson activities to introduce the each of the 7 Ancient World Wonders. Spotlight a journey through time as you visit and learn about the Pharos (Lighthouse) of Alexandria.
This Travel Guide can accompany our Ancient World Wonder Travel resources like the Passport, Unit Overview & Timeline, and Destination Posters available. Individual Travel Guides for other ancient wonder destinations with background information and lesson activities coming soon too!
Destinations for an Ancient World Wonder unit are organized to construction/completion dates of the 7 ancient wonders in history.
Included in each of these Destination Travel Guide for Students:
*4-Page background information book to use as resource - summary information about Alexander the Great's conquest and legacy in Egypt, the lighthouse and how it may have looked, and the architecture design that made this monument the first of its kind. The first wonder constructed with a practical purpose.
*5 Alexandria-themed activities for students to choose from, labeled with multiple intelligence, and drachma rating for challenge (aligned to go with Ancient World Wonder Travels unit overview if utilized, optional)
Included for Teachers:
*Activity suggestions - Blind Shape Building Teambuilding Intro Activity, Word Splash, Coin Template Exit Tickets, Destination Activity Lesson intro suggestions, Helpful resource list
*Answer Key for student activities
Look for all 7 Travel Guides:
- Destination #1: Great Pyramid of Giza
- Destination #2: Hanging Gardens of Babylon
- Destination #3: Temple of Artemis
- Destination #4: Statue of Zeus
- Destination #5: Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
- Destination #6: Colossus of Rhodes
- Destination #7: Pharos of Alexandria