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Exploring the World of Ancient Civilizations
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High School Global History teacher Sarah Caufield, from the New York Harbor ...

High School Global History teacher Sarah Caufield, from the New York Harbor School, turns the learning of ancient civilizations over to her students as they conduct brief research to share with their peers. Students work in self-selected groups and determine the key information to include on the poster they create about a given ancient civilization. Topics include the function and purpose of the civilization, early writing systems, calendar systems, religion, and goods and trade. Students then participate in a gallery walk where they use a rubric to grade and provide feedback on their classmatesŐ work.Students work very naturally and effectively within teams and across teams and provide feedback openly.

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Arts and Humanities
Religious Studies
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Lesson Plans
Teaching and Learning Strategies
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Teaching Channel
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Teaching Channel
From Silk to Oil: Cross-Cultural Connections Along the Silk Roads
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This is a curriculum guide for exploring China's inner Asian frontier and ...

This is a curriculum guide for exploring China's inner Asian frontier and one of the world's oldest and most important trade routes. The 350-page guide features five independent sections. Each examines the geography, ethnic relations and political history, exchange of goods and ideas, religions, or art along the Silk Roads (beginning in the second century BCE). Each includes lesson plans, documents, maps, and board game.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Visual Arts
World Cultures
World History
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Games
Lesson Plans
Provider:
China Institute