Ancient History

Penn Museum

This website from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology has some great teacher resources. There are pdf's with activities, worksheets, and information. The site also has quite a bit of multimedia material related to the exhibits, which is useful even if you can't visit the museum.

History Animated

This nice little free resource has flash animations of military history. It's limited to just a few events (the Crusades, American Revolution, Civil War, and World War II) but the animations are nicely done and informative.

The Big Myth

A free, online learning module that compares creation myths from different cultures. Each myth is presented in a short animation, and there are downloadable files with cultural information and activities to accompany them. 

Vikings Unit

A study unit on Vikings using lapbook and/or notebook resources.  Includes links to websites, books, videos, crafts and games. Can be done with free curriculum materials and resources. 


Ancient Egypt Study Unit

This is a study unit on Ancient Egypt using the History Scribe Ancient Egypt book.  It can be done with older students using History Scholar.  The unit can be completed in 6 to 12 weeks depending on pacing.  If you find books at your library, you could get everything you need for as little as 75 cents!



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