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Geography's Effect on Early Settlement in Early Civilizations Activity & Writing

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Teaching about the Early Settlement of Ancient Civilizations?

Want to address the impact of Geography on Settlement?

This Geography's Effect on Early Settlement Activity is what you need!

Introduce students to the geographic features in early settlement with this Big Paper Activity and Writing Prompt. As students analyze images with guiding questions, they prepare for a writing activity that will help them better understand the settlement of the early civilizations.


6 Image Cards of Geographic Features
6 Question Cards
Student Organizer for Information
Wrap-Up Questions
Writing Prompt

An Answer Key is NOT provided since student responses will vary.

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Take a look at the many resources (including this one) included in my Introduction to Ancient World History Complete Unit:
Introduction to Ancient History Unit Plan w/Bellringers, Exit Prompts, & Homework
Mapping the World Cartography Activity
Making a Map Cartography Project
Geography's Effect on Settlement Centers Activity
Introduction to Analyzing Primary Sources Activity
What is Archeology? Archeology Dig
Walking Tour from the Paleolithic Age to the Neolithic Age & Neolithic Revolution
The Stone Age Reading Guide & ORQ Writing Prompt
Prehistoric Peoples Interactive Lecture Notes & Vocabulary Review
Unit Study Guide & Unit Test w/Answer Key
Bonus in the Complete Unit:

SPRITE Graphic Organizer Set
SPRITE Acronym Poster Set
GRAPES Graphic Organizer Set
GRAPES Acronym Poster Set

And be sure to shop my TpT Store for other great resources for Geography, U.S. History, World History, Classroom Management, Classroom Decor, and more!
Total Pages
18 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Integrate quantitative or technical analysis (e.g., charts, research data) with qualitative analysis in print or digital text.
Analyze how a text uses structure to emphasize key points or advance an explanation or analysis.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social studies.
Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.


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