This PowerPoint presentation has definitions, pictures, animations and multimedia aspects on The Early Civilization. It features primary source documents and activities for students to exercise their critical thinking skills and recall the information. Material covered: Beginnings of humans, Paleolithic era & Neolithic era, as well as the founding and accomplishments of Mesopotamia, Egypt, The Indus River Valley and Ancient China. In addition, it is common core compatible with built in questioning and reasoning, and it even includes an art history dimension. This is a must have for a serious educator.