This is a great activity to wrap up or review a unit on the four ancient river valley civilizations (Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, and India).
This download includes detailed instructions for students to create a poster organizing the four civilizations into four sections. It includes a list of 52 words or phrases, each belonging to one of the civilizations, either having to do with famous people, rivers or other geographical features, inventions, resources, buildings, or religions aspects. The students are to sort these words or phrases and gives them the opportunity to add their own.
Students must also include illustrations to go with each civilization as well as write a paragraph summarizing each civilization. This incorporates art and writing into the project.
The download also includes a rubric for the teacher and/or students, giving detailed guidelines for grading. The activity can be used as an individual project or as a partner/group activity.
**Use with our product "Social Studies Ancient River Valley Civilizations Card Sort."
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