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Teaching Ancient Civilizations in Upper Elementary

Ancient Civilizations Unit for Middle School or Upper Elementary

If you are getting ready to cover Ancient Civilizations in the upper elementary and middle school level, a look at Hunter-Gatherers (Paleolithic Era), Early Civilizations (Mesolithic to Neolithic Era), and Mesopotamia are a must. You might be in a situation like mine, where little to no curriculum was provided to carry out the state social studies standards. This resulted in hours of time spent reading books and researching, and the consumption of countless cups of coffee as I planned and organi