This lesson plan focus on how the Neolithic or Agricultural Revolution was a fundamental change in the way people lived. It includes notes, a worksheet activity that asks students to explain the ways in which life was impacted by this turning point,
This lesson plan requires students to identify and explain the important contributions that different civilizations and empires of the Fertile Crescent made to culture (and acknowledge their connections to today). It includes detailed instructions,
These notes provide background information on the city-states of Ancient Sumer and Egyptian civilization, the Kingdom on the Nile River, as well as outline the similarities and differences between the two. Students are also asked to use their
These fill-in-the-blank notes (with an answer key provided) describe how the cities of the Indus River Valley were carefully planned. Students will get a deeper look into the two main cities of the first Indian civilization, Harappa &
These fill-in-the-blank notes (with answer key provided and additional review notes) cover the ways in which Maurya and Gupta rulers achieved peace and order for Ancient India. Students are provided with a word bank as they try to fill in the notes
These review notes cover the origin, beliefs, and caste system (complex social order) associated with Hinduism, one of the major religions that emerged in Ancient India. Provide students with a blank caste system triangle to fill in on their own
Quarterly Assessment Test Review Sheet.
Covers: Study of History/Understanding Our Past; Turning Point: Neolithic or Agricultural Revolution; Beginnings of Civilization; City-States of Ancient Sumer; Invaders, Traders, and Empire Builders; Kingdom
These fill-in-the-blank notes (skeleton notes with answer key) focus on why many of the early villages developed around rivers. Concepts covered: river valleys (over time rivers have carved out river valleys as they flow) & importance of a water
These review notes show the causes and effects (chain of events) associated with: Understanding Our Past; The Dawn of History; Neolithic/Agricultural Revolution: Turning Point; Beginnings of Civilization.