Social Studies

A Year of (FLEX) Middle School Ancient History (Project Based) : Session 4

This is the 4th session of a (Flexible) Project Based Middle School Ancient History course. In this session, students will discover the Ancient Civilizations of Africa, India, and China through visual lectures & project based learning.
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No live meetings

Over 9 weeks

10-14

year olds

3-15

learners per class

per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

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Description

Class Experience

Homework will include:
Viewing of recorded lessons
The weekly project
Possible weekly Nearpod lesson
Viewing of possible videos
The required involvement in the classroom (questions, comments, and responses)
Possible other homework assignment
AFRICA

Dough Map of Africa:
Play dough or salt dough in green, blue, & tan,
toothpicks, paper, scissors, glue stick (for labels)
printed map
cardboard for platform

Kush Pottery
Air Dry Terra Cotta Clay

African Rock Art
A few collected plain rocks
Air Dry Terra Cotta Clay
Pain that can be used on the rocks (or paint pens)
clay tool to etch design in clay

INDIA

Terra Cotta Clay

Mandala Materials: Either colored sand, dried flowers or herbs which can be purchased at an herb shop or online, markers, or gathered materials of various colors such as rocks, leaves, etc. (This is maker style, so kids can be creative)

Indian Elephant Art: Materials of choice- Either watercolor and waterproof black pen, markers, acrylics, colored pencils, or pastels.

CHINA

Salt dough or play dough for Map

Materials of choice for the model of an Ancient Chinese Village (Lego, clay, play dough, craft paper, outdoor materials like grasses and rocks, etc)

Materials of choice for the Great Wall of China (Legos, clay, blocks)
Learners will be assessed through their completed work and through participation in posted forum discussion.
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.

Teacher

Amal J.
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Lives in the United States
65 total reviews
25 completed classes

About Me

My sparks in life are studying and teaching writing, literature, and history. 

For the past six years, I have taught classes such as World History, American History , Language Arts, and Creative Writing to upper elementary and middle grade... 
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