It can be difficult for early elementary students to grasp what life was like in ancient civilizations. However, with History Pockets: Ancient Civilization, Grades 1-3 from Evan-Moor.com, you will discover an interactive reproducible e-book that brings history to life for students. ...Read more >>
Social Studies students will get a complete overview of six vital time frames from ancient civilizations in these fun scholastic pocket books that covers what people wore, ate and lived in as well as the important contributions made by Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, Ancient China and the Ancient Aztec World. Every Evan-Moor Ancient Civilizations history pocket includes vocabulary, fact sheets for the teacher, puppets, arts and crafts activities, writing prompts and more. Kids can even create their own passport to show all the ancient places they’ve explored. The History Pockets: Ancient Civilization Grades 1-3 reproducible e-book will perfectly complement any early elementary social studies program, providing interesting and hands-on activities that develop a thirst for learning about long ago times. Teachers, homeschoolers and even parents will love the reproducible student information booklet that comes complete with inviting illustrations.
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History Pockets—Ancient Civilizations,Grades 1–3, contains seven discovery pockets. An introduction pocket gives an overview of the time periods studied. The other pockets focus on the food, shelter, clothing, and contributions of six ancient worlds.
Each of the pockets contains:
- a reproducible pocket label
- four picture dictionary words
- a fact sheet of background information for the teacher
- a reproducible student information booklet complete with illustrations
- a postcard of a famous monument
- two puppets to show the clothing
- arts and crafts projects
- writing activities
As a culminating activity, the students put together a passport of all the places they have visited. This passport gives students a chance to reflect on all they have learned.
The book includes the following pockets:
- What Is History?
- Ancient Mesopotamia
- Ancient Egypt
- Ancient Greece
- Ancient Rome
- Ancient China
- Ancient Aztec World