Ancient World Cultures Curriculum


Do you want to save time planning your ancient world cultures lessons? Whether teaching in-person or virtually, this curriculum bundle includes everything you need to teach ancient Egypt, China, Greece, Rome, and Mali. Each unit includes detailed lesson plans, worksheets, passages and questions, sorts, foldables, digital activities, word wall cards, and assessments. Your students will love learning about ancient world cultures with the activities provided in each unit!


Ancient World Cultures Curriculum

This Ancient World Cultures Curriculum comes with EVERY lesson and activity needed to teach your ancient world cultures lessons! Detailed lesson plans, worksheets, sorts and foldables, passages and questions, map activities, virtual field trips, digital activities, assessments, and more are all part of this curriculum bundle.

Each ancient world cultures unit incorporates a combination of hands-on activities, digital activities, critical thinking skills, and literacy skills. Examples of hands-on activities include simulation activities, project-based learning, games, and foldables.

All units include detailed teacher lesson plans with the objective, key vocabulary, materials needed, and step-by-step instructions for implementing the lesson. Lessons are created for teachers on a budget featuring inexpensive, easy to find materials such as yarn and coloring materials. A timeline and a table of contents are also included with each unit to simplify the planning process. Answer keys are included throughout.

What ancient world cultures are taught in this curriculum bundle?

The following units are included in this bundle:

This bundle also comes with bonus resources that cannot be found anywhere else. This bonus resource includes graphic organizers, map activities, and graphing activities to help students compare and contrast the ancient world cultures taught in these units.

What is included in this Ancient World Cultures Bundle?

This Ancient World Cultures Bundle includes 500+ PDF pages, 190+ digital pages, and 35 lessons, featuring:

  • 70+ Worksheets
  • 30+ Close reading passages with comprehension questions (
  • 20+ Entry/Exit Tickets
  • 20+ Sorts/Foldables
  • 5 Quizzes
  • 5 Final Tests
  • Word Wall Cards

What Virginia Studies SOLs are covered?

Each unit is specifically aligned with the ancient world cultures standards that are part of the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOLs). Standards included:

3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6a, 3.6b, 3.6c, 3.7

Can any of the activities be completed digitally?

This Ancient World Cultures Bundle also includes the Ancient World Cultures Passages and Questions resource. All 30+ passages and questions can also be shared with students digitally and completed using Google Slides. Most of the worksheets and sorts, all of the quizzes, and all of the tests are also provided in BOTH digital and PDF formats.

When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Slides. You’ll then share that file with your students. The slides can be printed and adapted for students who prefer to answer the questions by hand. You can also view and print a student’s completed version of the slides. Video tutorials have been included to help you share these interactive Google Slides with your students.

Don’t miss out!

Why spend hours planning your ancient world cultures lessons when you can have everything done for you? Best of all, teachers report that their students love completing the activities in each of these units and that the activities help students retain the information!


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