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Ancient Civilizations - Here is a collection of activities for teaching various Ancient Civilizations including Egypt, Rome, Greece, China, India, Mesopotamia. source

Ancient Greece - Are you looking for ways to enhance your Ancient Greece unit? Look no further! Here is a collection of ideas that your students will love. source

Ancient Civilizations - A curriculum handbook from Chicago Public Schools. You will find daily lesson plans, blackline maps, and printable graphic organizers all in PDF format source

Ancient Landmarks - Printable coloring pages of ancient landmarks including the Parthenon, the Acropolis, the Colosseum, the Pyramids of Giza, Angkor Wat, Stonehenge, and more source

Ancient Nubia - Students explore the accuracy of primary source accounts of what is now the Sudan. Primary sources records include writings by Herodotus and Strabo source

Ancient Times - Activity ideas, questions, and vocabulary about ancient civilizations. Students learn about Ancient Egypt, the statue of Zeus, Minoan culture, Chinese writing, secrets of the Moche, and the Mustang culture of Nepal source

Build Your Own Stonehenge - Directions for a class project to construct a simulated Stonehenge using the original measurements, a center stake, stome markers, fifty feet of rope, and a compass source

Canaan and Ancient Israel - A collection of activity ideas for learning about Canaan and ancient Israel. Students bake bread, construct a Canaanite cult mask, and more source

Canadian Vikings - An instructional unit full of activity ideas for teaching about the Vikings exploration and settlement in the New World source

Decoding the Past: The Work of Archaeologists - Three lesson plans that teach students about artifacts, archaeological digging methods, and typology source

Easter Island: Weighing In - Students compare weights of Egyptian obelisks and Rapa Nui Moai. Includes a printable activity sheet source

Hands-on-History - Students learn about ancient civilizations through the study of coins. Here you will find sample lessons, worksheets, and transparency masters about ancient Greece, Rome, and Byzantium. Designed for use with the Hands-on History teaching kit, but adaptable source

Marriage Among the Ancients - A printable article from Calliope magazine about Greek and Roman marriage customs. Scroll to the bottom for a printable word search puzzle source

Mr. Donns Ancient History - Links to lesson plans and activities for teaching about ancient civilizations from around the world source

Ms Hos-McGranes Social Studies Class - Ancient history projects, some done by students. Gives information on different cultures and countries source

Odyssey Online - Designed for students in grade 6, this site introduces ancient cultures of the Middle East and Mediterranean regions source

Trade Along the Silk Road - Lesson plans with a cooperative learning activity for teaching about the Silk Road trade route from China to Rome. Reproducible handouts are included source

Vikings: A Misunderstood People - An instructional unit in PDF format with printable resources. Students learn about the history of the Vikings, their culture, and their exploration of America source

Vikings: Vicious or Victorious? - An instructional unit in PDF format with printable activities. Students learn about the Norse people, and their land, governmnet, mythology, homelife, traditions, and ships source

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