A bundle of 21 informational reading text assignments about the ancient civilizations of Asia - their traditions, culture, leaders, and religions.Included are generic venn diagrams and comparison charts if you want to make comparisons between empires. See the preview slides for a complete listing of topics. Includes a 3 crossword puzzles based on terms from the readings. A great way to introduce and reinforce the subjects. The readings come from a really great website, ushistory.org, under their free textbook tab. The information presented is theirs, I made up the questions. This can be done as a web quest assignment using the site. Perfect as a supplement, or as a textbook replacement! Also great as a Sub Assignment. MS Word for easy editing.