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This product contains over 70 pages of resources and 20 student centered activities designed for practice with Document Based Questions, Inquiry Based Lessons, Research and Writing Activities, and Problem Solving Activities. The unit covers topics ranging from the earliest River Valley Civilizations to the age of European Exploration. Full listing of topics below. These are designed to be minimum prep and come complete with tried and true "Best Practice" guides for a smooth facilitation of each lesson. Keep your students on their toes all year!
Visual Arts: Ur Travel Poster
Research Activity: The Archaeological Dig
Google Earth: Egypt
Research and Primary Source Project: Reconstructing Solomon's Temple
Problem Solving: Chinese Ethical Systems and Today's Problems
Visual Arts: Advertising Persia
Primary Sources: Plato and Pericles
Google Earth: Greece
Problem Solving: Greek Governments
Google Earth: When in Rome
Inductive Research Activity: Julius Caesar: Hero or Traitor?
Primary Sources Duties of the Caliph
Game Analysis: Chess and the Middle Ages
Research Activity: Researching a Medieval Castle or Monastery
Google Earth: Africa
Research Activity: Mapping the Origin of Trade Goods
Research Project: The Lost Kingdoms of Africa
Primary Sources: Martin Luther's 95 Theses
Inquiry: The Theory of Mercantilism Project
Making Predictions: Examining the Issues: The Enlightenment and Revolution
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