ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] WH8 (8) 2 :
2 ) Analyze characteristics of early civilizations in respect to technology, division of labor, government, calendar, and writings.

•  Comparing significant features of civilizations that developed in the Tigris-Euphrates, Nile, Indus, and Huang He River Valleys
Examples: natural environment, urban development, social hierarchy, written language, ethical and religious belief systems, government and military institutions, economic systems

•  Identifying on a map locations of cultural hearths of early civilizations
Examples: Mesopotamia, Nile River Valley

Subject: Social Studies (8)
Title: Ancient Egypt/Crash Course World History
URL: https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/5212df84-ca7f-4f46-ba63-5eb6cf6c324d/ancient-egypt-crash-course-world-history-4/
Description:

John Green covers the long, long history of ancient Egypt, including the Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms, and even a couple of intermediate periods. Learn about mummies, pharaohs, pyramids, and the Nile with John.

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   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] WH8 (8) 2 :
2 ) Analyze characteristics of early civilizations in respect to technology, division of labor, government, calendar, and writings.

•  Comparing significant features of civilizations that developed in the Tigris-Euphrates, Nile, Indus, and Huang He River Valleys
Examples: natural environment, urban development, social hierarchy, written language, ethical and religious belief systems, government and military institutions, economic systems

•  Identifying on a map locations of cultural hearths of early civilizations
Examples: Mesopotamia, Nile River Valley

Subject: Social Studies (8)
Title: Ancient Egypt and the Nile River Valley
URL: https://youtu.be/SGSLyp8mmMc
Description:

This video from Khan Academy can be used to introduce Ancient Egyptian civilization and the Nile River Valley.  This video is 14 minutes and 15 seconds in length.  



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] WH8 (8) 2 :
2 ) Analyze characteristics of early civilizations in respect to technology, division of labor, government, calendar, and writings.

•  Comparing significant features of civilizations that developed in the Tigris-Euphrates, Nile, Indus, and Huang He River Valleys
Examples: natural environment, urban development, social hierarchy, written language, ethical and religious belief systems, government and military institutions, economic systems

•  Identifying on a map locations of cultural hearths of early civilizations
Examples: Mesopotamia, Nile River Valley

Subject: Social Studies (8)
Title: Ancient Mesopotamia
URL: https://youtu.be/9GQdh2eGP-Y
Description:

In this free video from Khan Academy, students will learn about Ancient Mesopotamia.  This video can be used to introduce a lesson about early civilizations.  The video is 9 minutes and 23 seconds in length.



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