Ancient History Curriculum & Schedule

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Prepare week 1 supplies: Clay (or play dough), staff paper print-out, copy of MOH map 6 Recipe ingredients: shish kebob items – meat, cherry tomatoes, bell pepper, onion, pineapple, marinade Optional (not scheduled) free creation based dinosaur unit from Homeschool Share For a free resource that has absolutely beautiful fossil resources, you may want to check out Atlas of Creation. This resource is from a Muslim perspective and also has notes that include “millions of years”. It’s worth looking at though for the pictures alone. We browsed through the pictures during weeks 1 and 2.

 

Ancient History Early Civilizations

Week

1

1st Quarter

Resources

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

MYSTERY OF HISTORY

Mystery of History Volume 1

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

Lesson 3

Activity

MOH Timeline Figures

Somewhere in Time

STORY OF THE WORLD & Other History

Story of the World

Introduction
Introduction
What is history?

What is archeology?

Chapter 1
The First Nomads

The first nomads become farmers

Story of the World activity book

p. 8 Review/ narration

p. 10 Review/ narration

Cave painting
Click here to see cave pics for reference.(brown paper bag, paints, paintbrush)

Usborne World History

p. 100-101 (ignore dates) From hunting to farming

p. 108-109
First farmers, first towns

READ TOGETHER

Genesis

p. 7-21 God’s Book of Creation
After reading about the 7 day week listen to the Exodus 20:11 song online

p. 22-42 Book of Adam

Adam and his kin

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Dry Bones

Chapter 1

Chapter 2
What happened to the dinosaurs wheel book

Chapter 3

READER

Dinosaur Myster

p. 9-17

p. 18-23

Ice Age

Chapter 1

Chapter 2-3

Chapter 4-5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7 (End!)

Usborne World History

p. 2-3 Digging up history

p. 4-5 First settlers

 

p. 6-7 Jericho, Catal Huyuk

PICTURE BOOK

Choose any book:

Archeologists dig for clues

EXTRA RESOURCES & ACTIVITIES

Activities

Dinosaur coloring book
Suggestion: color pages during read-alouds this and next week

I Know All the Dinosaurs song (creation based)

Videos

Magic School Bus Shows and Tells (archeology)

BrainPop.com

Websites

EXTRAS

Recipes

BBQ shish-kebobs (as some early peoples cooked over an open fire)

Prepare week 2 Supplies:
Playmobil Noah’s ark (play with during the week at read-aloud time)
Fossils activity: packet of Jell-O, plastic fossil mold, fossil collection
cardstock (if Noah’s ark model will be made),
Cuneiform activity: sugar cookie dough (either store-bought or homemade: flour, baking soda, baking powder, butter, sugar, egg, vanilla extract) – or you can just use clay or Play Dough
thin craft foam or potato for History Pockets papyrus stamp
copy of MOH map 10

Ta´amia recipe: beans, garlic, 2 onions, ground coriander, cumin, cayenne pepper, baking powder, parsley, salt, black pepper, sesame seeds, olive oil

 

 

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