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Mesoamerica: the Olmec Civilization PowerPoint Presentation

Mesoamerica: the Olmec Civilization PowerPoint Presentation
Mesoamerica: the Olmec Civilization PowerPoint Presentation
Mesoamerica: the Olmec Civilization PowerPoint Presentation
Mesoamerica: the Olmec Civilization PowerPoint Presentation
Mesoamerica: the Olmec Civilization PowerPoint Presentation
Mesoamerica: the Olmec Civilization PowerPoint Presentation
Mesoamerica: the Olmec Civilization PowerPoint Presentation
Mesoamerica: the Olmec Civilization PowerPoint Presentation
Product Description
This presentation on the Olmec Civilization in Mesoamerica is aligned to middle school common core Language Arts History standards.

Successfully vetted by over 300 middle school students it highlights the Geography, Religion, Achievements, Politics, Economics, and the Social Structure of the Olmec civilization.

Built into the presentation are:
-academic vocabulary terms
-student reflection
-class and student discussions
-short academic writing activities
-standards based questions with answers
-presenter's notes and resources


This is a fantastic presentation that actively engages students in questioning, reflection, dialog, and writing. Lesson presentation includes frequent opportunities for the students to discuss and write on the topics being learned in class. I have included the notes I use for teaching this unit. If you right click on any slide, Presenter’s notes will be available for more in depth lectures.

Multiple discussions and writing opportunities are built into the presentation. This entire presentation is a subsection of an in depth 230 slide thematic PowerPoint Unit presentation on Mesoamerican Civilization Thematic Unit PowerPoint Presentation with 157 slides of presenter’s notes. It covers the Olmec, Maya and the Aztec civilizations and is available for purchase on this site.




*****Revised January 2016 with more slides and more notes*****
Due to popular request, I am including a copy of this presentation without the slides on the common core standards with your purchase.

Product format:

PowerPoint Show made in Microsoft 2013
Features include: slide sorter, laser pointer, digital pen, high lighter, and presenter’s notes. This makes it possible to add or highlight notes directly onto the slides. It is possible to check out these features on the preview, by right clicking on the screen. A tool box will appear so that you can experiment with the various options.

Topics:

Geography, Migration, agriculture, architecture, religious beliefs, writing, trade, recreation

Contents:

52 slides
42 slides w/ presenter’s notes
8 maps
4 vocabulary slides:
-Mesoamerica, agriculture, animal husbandry, domestication
3 class discussions
2 writing opportunities
2 Graphic Organizers
-Brainstorming
-T Chart
Common Core Standards: RI 7.1, RH 6-8.4, RH 6-8.7, SL 7.1, SL 7.2, WHST 6-8.10

Slides are organized by color and icons for quick association.


Duration:

2 days (it depends on how much time is given for the discussions and the writing opportunities.)


To decide if this presentation will suit your needs please check out the free excerpt from the Mesoamerican PowerPoint Show.
ANCIENT MAYAN Beauty Secrets

Other presentations included in Meso-American Civilizations Thematic Unit are:


Mayan History PowerPoint Presentation

The Aztec Civilization PowerPoint Show


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© 2014 SKOOL AID PRODUCTS.
This purchase is for you and your classroom. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.

Total Pages
52 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 days
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