Ancient Civilizations: China, India, Mesopotamia, Africa: All-in-One Resource with Background Information, Map Activities, Simulations and Games, and a Read-Aloud Play to Support Comprehension and Critical Thinking in Social Studies

Ancient Civilizations: China, India, Mesopotamia, Africa: All-in-One Resource with Background Information, Map Activities, Simulations and Games, and a Read-Aloud Play to Support Comprehension and Critical Thinking in Social Studies

by Wendy Conklin
     
 

This resource provides lessons and activities that bring four distant cultures vibrantly into the classroom and immerse students in history. Rich background materials support engaging activities such as reading-aloud a short play based on the epic of Gilgamesh, learning the basics of Chinese calligraphy, planning an Indus Valley travel itinerary, playing a board

Overview


This resource provides lessons and activities that bring four distant cultures vibrantly into the classroom and immerse students in history. Rich background materials support engaging activities such as reading-aloud a short play based on the epic of Gilgamesh, learning the basics of Chinese calligraphy, planning an Indus Valley travel itinerary, playing a board game popular in ancient Kush, and many more. For use with Grades 5 & Up.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780439539937
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2006
Series:
Ancient Civilizations
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.38(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
10 - 17 Years

Meet the Author


Wendy Conklin spends much of her time working as a freelance author and editor. She has her M.A. in gifted education and has worked as a curriculum coordinator and teacher for The Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University. During her years in the classroom, she taught both elementary and middle school students and presently teaches online courses for gifted children. She has also written Mayas, Aztecs, Incas for Scholastic.

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