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- We are always looking for ways to keep students engaged in our lessons. Setting up archeology digs with your content can be a great way to do that!Archeology Digs can be simple or elaborate. You can create them with a well-built structure or by using materials easily at hand (and easily stored). Th$4.99
Allow your students to learn about Archeology by completing an Archeology Dig!
This PDF includes images and notes on Archeology and Archeology Digs. The pages can be used in a variety of ways from direct instruction with analysis interaction to a centers activity if printed out and posted in stations to an archeological dig activity in which students work in pairs or small groups digging for cards and analyzing and recording the information on the provided handout.
Types of Archeology Digs
Reasons for Archeology Digs
Tools Used by Archeologists
The history of Archeology
The Importance of Archeology to the Study of History
I print and laminate the cards for the archeological dig activity and students LOVE this lesson! I use this pdf as a wrap up after my students do an "archeological dig" on the artifacts covered.
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Student handouts are included as are wrap-up questions.
Take a look at the many resources (including this one) included in my Introduction to Ancient World History Complete Unit:
Introduction to Ancient History Unit Plan w/Bellringers, Exit Prompts, & Homework
Also see my other Complete Ancient World and Modern World Units.
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