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Looking for worksheets/review pages for some ancient history topics

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So, I'm absolutely determined that we will have "output" to put in the history section of my son's notebook next year.


He hates to write, and it had gotten to be a huge bone of contention. So, I cut way, way back on the amout of writing I required this past year. Basically, he wrote something for English about once every three weeks, plus a couple of book reports and that was about it.


We are going to tackle the writing thing next year with Classical Writing. But I expect it will still be quite a trudge, and I don't want to heep on history narrations and outlining and all that stuff.


Nonetheless, I want pages for that notebook.


So, I went through all the workbooks and activity books I have sitting on my shelves from previous years or that people have given us. And it occured to me that I could assign him one or two pages of fill-in-the-blank or activity-type worksheets each week. That would give us something to show for history for the year and start putting us on the path to doing more written work for that subject, right?


Unfortunately, I have big, gaping holes in terms of what I have on hand. Ancient Greece? Ancient Rome? Ancient Egypt? Covered and then some.


I absolutely refuse to spend any more money on curriculum. So, I'm now looking for freebies.


I need things to cover these topics:


-Prehistory/Ice Age

-Mayan Civilization

-Ancient China

-Ancient India


I'm dead sure that there are websites out there that have exactly what I'm looking for, but I can't find them.


Help please?

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/romans/ Tons of stuff on Romans

http://cp.c-ij.com/english/3D-papercraft/architecture/index2.html 3-d Architecture you can cut out and make from different places in history

http://www.geocities.com/highlandheritageforms/historyforms.htm#AncientWorld Tons of Ancient History resources here

http://home.freeuk.net/elloughton13/index.htm awsome graphics for all of ancient history

http://www.softschools.com/social_studies/ancient_civilizations/ quizzes and worksheets


hope some of these help


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Okay, I'm done. I've managed to come up with some kind of worksheet or activity sheet for every week of our curriculum plan for next year.


I found a few through Kim's links (Thanks, again!) and then made a bunch using the Discovery School Puzzlemaker, which I'd forgotten all about.


[ http://puzzlemaker.discoveryeducation.com/ , just in case it comes in handy for someone else ]


That left me with just four weeks/topics for which I hadn't found anything suitable and that I didn't feel lent themselves to puzzles. For those, I just made up my own fill-in-the-blank things.


So, that's one more thing to check off my list. Whew!

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good for you! I am impressed you did all that! Can you tell I am a horrible procrastinator?! I guess I am a worksheet person, I like to do a lot of reading, but yet I like to have a worksheet type thing to wrap it all up, kwim?


I should be planning ahead right now, too..

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