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The 7th Grade Ancient World History resource will focus on the history of the ancient world from Eras 1-4, and include an introduction to the study of history.


Chapter 1 – Why do we study history?


Chapter 2 - What factors and conditions are most significant for creating times of innovation and growth?


Chapter 3 - Does geography determine destiny?


Chapter 4 - What led to the emergence and collapse of ancient civilizations?


Chapter 5 - What role do religious beliefs and practices have in shaping cultures?


Chapter 6 - What are the most important lasting impacts of the ancient world?


Chapter 7 - What legacy of the Ancient World has had the most impact?




Materials developed under a grant from the Michigan Department of Education