Ancient History for Elementary - Schoolhouse Teachers

Ancient History for Elementary

Length: 36 weeks
Content-type: Text-based
Age/Grade: 1st – 3rd Grades
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How to Use This Course

Lead your children on a journey through ancient history and explore the cultures of India, the Native Americans, Mesopotamia, Sumer, the lands of the Bible, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and China through thirty-six age-appropriate lessons that include a wide range of activities and projects.

Course Introduction

This thirty-six-week course introduces the ancient cultures of India, the Native Americans, Mesopotamia, Sumer, the lands of the Bible, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and China to younger elementary students. They’ll learn fascinating facts, make mud bricks and sugar cube igloos, learn about how different cultures lived, and have fun with a wide range of activities and projects.

  • Unit One: India, North America, Mesopotamia, and Sumer
    • Lesson One: Ancient India
    • Lesson Two: Ancient Native Americans
    • Lesson Three: Mesopotamians
    • Lesson Four: Sumerians
  • Unit Two: Lands of the Bible
    • Lesson Five: Creation and the Fall of Man
    • Lesson Six: Noah and the Flood
    • Lesson Seven: The Tower of Babel
    • Lesson Eight: Abraham, Jacob, and Esau
    • Lesson Nine: Joseph, Israelites in Slavery, and Moses
    • Lesson Ten: Joshua, Jericho, and Rahab
    • Lesson Eleven: King David, Solomon, and Israel Divides
    • Lesson Twelve: The Babylonian Captivity, Nebuchadnezzar, and the Fiery Furnace
  • Unit Three: Egypt
    • Lesson Thirteen: Egyptian Geography
    • Lesson Fourteen: Early Egyptians
    • Lesson Fifteen: Egyptian Hieroglyphics and the Rosetta Stone
    • Lesson Sixteen: The Pyramids
    • Lesson Seventeen: Egyptian Religion
    • Lesson Eighteen: Queen Hatshepsut
    • Lesson Nineteen: Pharaoh Akhenaton, Nefertiti, and Tutankhamen
  • Unit Four: Greece
    • Lesson Twenty: Greek Geography
    • Lesson Twenty-One: Greek Religion
    • Lesson Twenty-Two: The Trojan Horse
    • Lesson Twenty-Three: Homer’s Iliad
    • Lesson Twenty-Four: The Olympics
    • Lesson Twenty-Five: Athens and Sparta
    • Lesson Twenty-Six: Culture of Greece
  • Unit Five: Rome
    • Lesson Twenty-Seven: Roman Geography
    • Lesson Twenty-Eight: Founding of Rome: Romulus and Remus
    • Lesson Twenty-Nine: Roman Religion
    • Lesson Thirty: Roman Culture
    • Lesson Thirty-One: Numa Pompilius
  • Unit Six: China
    • Lesson Thirty-Two: Chinese Geography
    • Lesson Thirty-Three: Chinese Religion
    • Lesson Thirty-Four: Shang Dynasty and Silk Worms
    • Lesson Thirty-Five: Chinese Culture
    • Lesson Thirty-Six: Zhou (Chou) Dynasty

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