Engage your students right when they walk in the door with thought-provoking questions that prompt them to think critically about the ancient history content you're teaching in class.
This resource includes a 40 page PowerPoint (non-editable) containing one unique writing prompt on each page that encourages students to use critical thinking skills and previously learned knowledge about ancient history to craft a response. There are also two versions of a response sheet that students can use when answering the prompts.
A version for Google Slides is included as well.
Each unique critical thinking prompt requires students to have knowledge of civilizations in ancient history. These questions are designed to support your curriculum content.
This resource is designed to be used once a week in your classroom. There are 40 slides – enough for each week of the school year!
Questions relate to the following regions in ancient history:
1. Early Humans
3. Ancient Egypt
4. Ancient Israel
5. Ancient Greece
6. Ancient Rome
7. Ancient China
8. Ancient India
9. The Americas
Take a peek at the preview for a better look at what is included in this resource.
You might also find these resources useful in your classroom:
1. Ancient History Map Skills Bell Ringers
2. Ancient History Vocabulary Bell Ringers
3. Ancient History Quote of the Day Bell Ringers
4. Ancient History Critical Thinking Bell Ringers
5. Growth Mindset Bell Ringers
Happy Teaching! :)
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