This digital Social Studies resource includes interactive Google Slides presentations for Ancient River Valley Civilizations of the Eastern Hemisphere covering Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Ancient China, and Ancient India! Generally, the presentations cover the time period from the first civilizations in each region up until a unified state emerges.
The presentations are interactive for students by including quick-write questions, think-pair-share prompts, and checkpoints as formative assessments. There are also extended response prompts, matching activities, and extension activities for students to complete! These versatile resources can be completed by students individually, collaboratively in small groups, or paired with whole class instruction.
The Ancient Egypt presentation features 22-slides that include information about the Nile River, natural resources, trade, government, social structure, religion, and more! Famous rulers covered in this product include Menes, Queen Hatshepsut, Ramesses II, and King Tut.
The Mesopotamia presentation features 22-slides that include information about the agriculture, government, social structure, and religion of the civilization, plus slides about the Sumerians, cuneiform, and more! Famous rulers covered in this product include Gilgamesh, Sargon the Great, and Hammurabi.
The presentation for Ancient China includes 22-slides that highlight information about the Yellow and Yangzi Rivers, geography and agriculture, technology, government, social structure, religion, philosophy, and more! Eras covered in this product include the Shang Period, the Zhou Period, Qin Reunification, and the Han Dynasty.
Lastly, the Ancient India presentation includes 25-slides about Ancient India that cover the time period from the Indus Valley Civilization through the Mauryan Empire. The presentation includes information about the Vedic Age, trade and technology, caste systems, Buddhism, Hinduism, plus slides about important leaders such as Chandragupta, Ashoka, and more!
You must have a Google account to use this resource. The project for students to complete is a Google Slides presentation, while the answer key for the instructor is a PDF file.
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