Ancient History Curriculum & Schedule

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Ancient History Early Civilizations

Week

15

2nd Quarter

Resources

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

MYSTERY OF HISTORY

Mystery of History Volume 1

Lesson 43

Lesson 44

Lesson 45

Activity

MOH Timeline Figures

Somewhere in Time

STORY OF THE WORLD & Other History

Story of the World

Chapter 27
The Rise of Rome
800-753 B.C.

Romulus and Remus
800-753 B.C.

Chapter 27 cont.

The Power of Rome
800-753 B.C.

Online quiz

Chapter 16 The Return of Assyria 1300-627 B.C.

Ashurbanipal’s Attack
668-627 B.C.

The Library of Ninevah
668-627 B.C.

Online quiz

Story of the World activity book

p. 96 Review/ narration
Map work

Coloring page

Run a Popinas (lunch time)

p. 56 Review/ narration

Coloring page

Mapwork

Set up a Playmobil scene showing an Assyrian siege

Usborne World History

p. 184-185 The Rise of Rome

READ TOGETHER

D'Aulaire's Book of Greek Myths

Orpheus

Mortal Descendants of Zeus

Europa and Cadmus

Tantalus and Pelops

Danaus, Perseus and the Gorgon

Clever and Vainglorious Kings

King Midas

Sisyphus

Bellerophon

Melampus

Hercules

Theseus

Adara

Chapter 21

 

Chapter 22

Chapter 23

Chapter 24

Chapter 25 (End!)

God King

Prologue and Chapter 1
Put cover in timeline for 710-702 B.C.

Chapter 2-3

Chapter 4-5

Chapter 6-7

Chapter 8

READER

Greek News

Finish reading this book by Friday.

Usborne World History

p. 52-53 Life in the Assyrian Empire

p. 54-55 King and their palaces

p. 56-57 The Assyrian army

PICTURE BOOK

Choose any book:

HISTORY POCKETS - GREECE

History Pockets Ancient Greece

Pocket 5 Religion and Mythology
Greek gods and goddesses (cut apart into cards)
Olympian gods booklet
Mixed up myth story activity

Pocket 6 Religion and Mythology (from History Pockets Ancient Rome)
The legend of Romulus and Remus booklet – You can do this, this week or save it for a future week where it’s also scheduled.

Literature Pockets

Pocket 3 Perseus and the Gorgons

EXTRA RESOURCES & ACTIVITIES

Activities

Listen: The Midas Touch

Famous
p. 37 Ashurbanipal

Listen: First Delphic Hymn to Apollo

Videos

The Mesopotamians by They Might Be Giants

BrainPop.com

Websites

Orpheus and the Underworld (Online animated flash story)

Perseus and Medusa (online animated story)

 

 

 

EXTRAS

Greek

Unit 3 The next six letters

Lively Latin Big Book 1 (History)

Lesson 1 p. 9: Romulus, map activity

p. 15 Romulus part 2

p. 16 Romulus and Remus art study

p. 21 Romulus part 3
History of Rome book (writing and drawing assignment): Romulus & Remus as children

p. 23-24 Romulus part 4, fill in the family tree activity

Recipes

Tzatziki with lamb on skewers

Prepare week 16 supplies:
Map of the U.S.A.
Tapioca pudding mix
Apple pie recipe: flour, salt, sugar, butter, shortening (for the crust) / 5 tart apples, sugar, flour, cinnamon, salt, lemon juice (for the filling)
Grecian vase activity: 1 x balloon - Strips of newspaper - Glue diluted with water (or flour mixed with water) - 3 x rounds of masking tape - 1 x sheet of A3 card- Acrylic paints – Paintbrushes - Black marker or pencil - Craft or stencil knife

 

 

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