Ancient History Curriculum & Schedule

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Ancient History Early Civilizations

Week

2

1st Quarter

Resources

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

MYSTERY OF HISTORY

Mystery of History Volume 1

Lesson 4

Lesson 5

Lesson 6

Activity

Noah’s ark model

Playmobil Noah’s ark

Playmobil Noah's Ark

Caring for the animals on the ark article

 

Examine a basic fossil collection (science)

Dinocards (science) – we did 2.

Use online dino directory for pictures

MOH Timeline Figures

Somewhere in Time

p. 24 Map 10

STORY OF THE WORLD & Other History

Story of the World

Chapter 2
Two Kingdoms Become One
3000 B.C.

God’s of Ancient Egypt
3000 B.C. +

Online quiz

Chapter 3
The First Writing

Online quiz

Story of the World activity book

p. 13 Review / narration

p. 14 (Nile River) map work (I’m using the History Pockets map instead)

coloring page

p. 16 Review / narration
map work

Activities

Sugar cookie cuneiform (Press cuneiform onto flattened sugar cookie dough and bake.)
Here is an alphabet to printout

Usborne World History

p. 114-115 Farmers of the Nile Valley

p. 120-121 Europe’s first villages

Point out that Ska Brae was built around the same time Egypt was united into one kingdom

 

 

READ TOGETHER

Genesis

*This is the week my husband and I decided these two books were not appropriate for our son right now as they are based on conjecture, rather than fact. They are interesting though!
p. 43-56 Book of Noah

p. 57-72 Book of the Sons of Noah

Adam and his kin

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Dry Bones

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6 (end!)

READER

Usborne World History

p. 14-15 First settlers on the Nile

p. 17 Food and drink

p. 10-11 The invention of writing

Motel of the Mysteries

Read the story portion.

Look over the “artifacts” and “reproductions”.

Dinosaur Myster

p. 24-33

p. 34-44

PICTURE BOOK

Choose any book:

Pharoah's Boat

Noah's Ark

HISTORY POCKETS - EGPYT

History Pockets Ancient Egypt

Pocket 1 Introduction to Ancient Egypt
Map
Timeline
Along the Nile (paint, cut & paste)
Make a papyrus flower stamp

EXTRA RESOURCES & ACTIVITIES

Activities

Billions of Dead Things song (flood made fossils)

Famous
p. 13 Narmer

Paper T-Rex

draw

Isis (goes with the SOTW lesson)

 

Cuneiform alphabet online translator

Hieroglyphs translator

Videos

 

Snagfilms: National Geographic: Dinosaur Hunters – Secrets of the Gobi Desert

Egypt's Ten Greatest Discoveries

BrainPop.com

Websites

EXTRAS

Recipes

Ta´amia

Prepare week 3 Supplies:
Copy of MOH map 6
Recipe: cucumbers, sour cream, garlic, sugar, salad oil, white wine vinegar, dill weed

 

 

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