Ch 1: History of the Ancient Near East for Kids

About This Chapter

Use these engaging lessons and quizzes to help your elementary and middle school students understand the history of the ancient Near East. These lessons can be used as effective in-class teaching tools, homework help or test preparation.

History of the Ancient Near East for Kids - Chapter Summary

This chapter goes over the most important events, people, terms and concepts related to the history of the ancient Near East. Each lesson covers a different historical concept and comes with an interactive practice quiz to help reinforce your students' understanding. You can make sure your students fully comprehend the material by having them take the included multiple-choice chapter exam.

Who It's For

Students who need extra help with ancient Near Eastern history will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about the history of the ancient Near East.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the most important aspects of ancient Near Eastern history
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about the history of the ancient Near East
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning history (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about the history of the ancient Near East
  • Students who struggle to understand their history teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra history resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover the ancient Near East topics your student needs to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts and highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about the history of the ancient Near East.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands these history topics by completing the History of the Ancient Near East for Kids chapter exam.

8 Lessons in Chapter 1: History of the Ancient Near East for Kids
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Agricultural Revolution Lesson for Kids

1. Agricultural Revolution Lesson for Kids

When you think of innovations that changed humanity, you make take farming for granted. However, as this lesson shows, the agricultural revolution was one of the most important things to happen to humans.

Akkadian Empire Lesson for Kids

2. Akkadian Empire Lesson for Kids

Have you ever wondered where the idea of an empire came from? Let's learn about the very first empire and some of the new ideas they had that shaped history.

Darius the Great Lesson for Kids: Facts & Biography

3. Darius the Great Lesson for Kids: Facts & Biography

One of the most important rulers of the Persian Empire, Darius the Great sought to expand his territory into Greece. Learn about his achievements and legacy in this lesson.

Darius the Great Accomplishments: Lesson for Kids

4. Darius the Great Accomplishments: Lesson for Kids

What makes a person great? Darius I became known as Darius the Great because he was ready to try new ideas to help rule his empire. Let's learn about some of Darius the Great's accomplishments.

Persian Empire Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

5. Persian Empire Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

The Persian Empire was one of the greatest empires in ancient history, controlling an area greater than any other civilization had ever achieved before. Learn about the rise and fall of the Persians and their legacy today in this lesson.

Facts About Nefertiti: Lesson for Kids

6. Facts About Nefertiti: Lesson for Kids

In ancient Egypt, there were many interesting and mysterious rulers. One such ruler was a queen named Nefertiti. In this lesson, you will learn about who Nefertiti was and why she is important to Egyptian history.

Egyptian God Anubis: Lesson for Kids

7. Egyptian God Anubis: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, discover what the Egyptian god Anubis looked like. Find out what jobs he had and why he was so important that even King Tut had a statue of him.

Egyptian God Ra: Lesson for Kids

8. Egyptian God Ra: Lesson for Kids

Ancient Egyptians told stories about different gods, and how their actions affected the Egyptian people. One of the most important gods was Ra, or the god of the sun. In this lesson, you'll learn about Ra and some of the stories told about him.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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