Ancient Civilizations: China, India, Africa, Mesopotamia by Wendy Conklin

By Wendy Conklin

This source presents classes and actions that carry 4 far-off cultures vibrantly into the study room and immerse scholars in heritage. wealthy history fabrics help enticing actions equivalent to reading-aloud a quick play in response to the epic of Gilgamesh, studying the fundamentals of chinese language calligraphy, making plans an Indus Valley go back and forth itinerary, taking part in a board video game well known in old Kush, and lots of extra. to be used with Grades five & Up.

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H . . OW ...... m ❶ Ask students to brainstorm what life might be like without plumbing. Write students’ ideas on the board. ❷ Share with students the background information about Indus Valley plumbing on page 30. htm. ❹ Tell students that they will create a help-wanted advertisement for plumbers in the Indus Valley civilization. ) Remind students to use what they have learned about Indus Valley plumbing to formulate their advertisements. HELP WA N T E D Indus Valley Plumber ❺ Once the advertisements are complete, display the help-wanted ads on a bulletin board.

Trade with Chinese merchant. Exchange 1 card for a card from Deck 1. Marketplace Trade 1 card for a card from Deck 1. Stolen goods! Put all your ivory in Deck 2. ) Ancient Civilizations © Wendy Conklin, Scholastic Teaching Resources • Aksum Trading CARDS IVORY EBONY LEOPARD SKINS IVORY EBONY LEOPARD SKINS OSTRICH FEATHERS EMERALDS GOLD OSTRICH FEATHERS EMERALDS GOLD Ancient Civilizations © Wendy Conklin, Scholastic Teaching Resources 55 ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ Building a Home in Kush Students design, sketch, and build a Kushite home.

S. H . . OW ...... m ❶ Share the background information on page 36 about the disappearance of the Indus Valley civilization. Tell students that scholars debate this topic and have developed a number of theories to explain the mysterious disappearance. ❷ Divide the class into groups of three. Distribute overhead transparencies and overhead markers to students. ❸ Write the following causes on the board: climate changes, drought, floods, erosion, change in the Indus River’s path, drying up of other rivers, earthquakes, and invaders.

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