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Try these 5 engaging ancient Mesopotamia activities that will have your 6th graders LOVING their social studies lesson. Write an epic poem, learn cuneiform, explore the 7 wonders, build a ziggurat, and more! Read all about these activities on this blog post that will help give engaging ideas to 6th grade teachers.
Geography and map skills can be fun with puzzles, map work, and interesting facts through geography enrichment. Get your middle school students collaborating, thinking, and wondering about their world with entertaining and engaging geography activities that take the boredom and stress out of traditional geography exercises. Read about the 3 ways today!
Looking for a fun hands-on geography activity your kids will love? Try this salt dough recipe that helps maps come alive! Easily make each color and then start piecing the map together to create the final product. Grab the recipe here at thecoloradoclassroom.com
This free scavenger hunt game is a great geography activity to practice map skills and world geography! Easily hang up all the geography questions around the room and watch students go around to find the matching answer. Students will practice their map skills, geography, and teamwork as they race to finish first! Grab this FREEBIE here. Thecoloradoclassroom.com
Review world geography with this scavenger hunt activity! Hang up all the geography questions around the room and students will go around to find the matching answer. Students will practice their map skills, geography, and teamwork as they race to finish first! Grab this FREEBIE here. Thecoloradoclassroom.com
Grab this free geography activity to use as a fun way to practice map skills! This activity is set up as a scavenger hunt game and it uses students' map skills to answer geography questions around the world. Hang up the questions and answers around the room and watch your students get up and race to see who can get all the right answers first! Grab this freebie here. thecoloradoclassroom.com
Not sure where your middle school students stand on topics of history, ancient civilizations, and geography!? This history assessment is the perfect way to find out. Use it at the beginning of the year or before each ancient civilization's unit throughout the year. Keep track of progress and set goals to reach by the end of the year!
How much do your students know about history, ancient civilizations, and geography!? This assessment is the perfect way to find out where they stand. Use it at the beginning of the year or before each ancient civilization's unit throughout the year. Keep track of progress and set goals to reach by the end of the year!
Need a free ancient Greece activity to add during your Greece unit? This freebie is just for you! Start with exploring the rise of city-states and what is needed to make a civilization, using the G.R.A.P.E.S. mnemonic! Then use a foldable template, where students will create their own city-state, each one unique and different. The Colorado Classroom
Use this Ancient China Lesson that will add more engaging reading and writing activities to help explain all 5 major Chinese dynasties (Xia, Shang, Zhou, Qin, & Han) of ancient China as well as the Warring Period. Students can use the flip book to easily fill out as they read their text book, complete readings that go through the highs and lows of each dynasty, play a board game, and more!
Do you want to teach your students about the geography of Colorado? If yes, then this unit is just for you! With engaging map activities and geography activities, your students will take a deep dive into Colorado state and learn through multiple political, physical, and thematic maps that asks students to locate, label, color, read, inference, compare, contrast, give opinions, and more! Printable and digital versions available.
Use these middle school geography activities so students can puzzle together country names, capitals, continents, abbreviations, an outline map of the country, and the nation’s flag! Print, laminate and cut so you can use year after year! Puzzles include countries from North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia and Oceania.
Travel back to the history of Mt. Rushmore with this engaging middle school history minute lesson! Students will explore its past in South Dakota with readings about the four presidents (Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt, and Lincoln) who adorn the mountain and how they were selected for the project! This connects to a cross-curricular integrated history and close reading lesson with material for geography and science as well.