Ancient World Scope and Sequence

The Ancient World Task Card set includes 34 cards and an Introduction to the course.  The cards may be used by students in grades K – 8 and are intended to be used at a pace of about one per week. This course is comprehensive.  Tasks cover research, map work, summaries, time line work, biographical figures, and simple projects designed to reinforce learning.  Topics included on the cards follow.

1 – Archaeology

2 – Creation (Card may be set aside per your family’s preferences for historical study)


3 – Hunters and Gatherers, Nomads, Cave Dwellers


4 – Fertile Crescent


5 – Sumerians and Akkadians


6 – Nile River Valley


7 – Egypt’s Old Kingdom, Mummies, and Pharoahs


8 – Indus Valley


9 – Stonehenge and Early European Villages


10 – Minoans


11 – Mycenaens


12 – Early Babylonians


13 – Hittites


14 – Egypt’s Middle and New Kingdom, Egyptian gods


15 – Canaanites


16 – Sea Peoples


17 – Israelites


18 – Israelites (David and Solomon0


19 – Phoenicians


20 – Assyrians


21 – Babylonian Empire


22 – Medes and Persians


23 – Ancient China


24 – Ancient Africa


25 – Ancient India


26 – Greece, Sparta, and Athens


27 – Greek Gods, Pelopponnesian War, Homer, Alexander the Great


28 Ancient Arabia


29 – Native Americans


30 – Ancient Celts


31 – The Founding of Rome, Roman Warfare


32 – Roman Life, Roman Gods


33 – Jesus, Christianity, The Fall of Rome


34 – Wrap Up and Review

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