Which River Valley Society will be the Most Successful?

Which River Valley Society will be the Most Successful?

Author: Beth Barsness
  1. Students will be able to identify and analyze specific PERSIAN characteristics - Political, Economic, Religious, Social, Artistic, and Near/geographic - of early river valley complex societies and predict which society will be the most successful and why.

Students will identify characteristics (based on PERSIAN categories - Political, Economic, Religious, Social, Artistic, and Near/geographic) of early river valley complex societies.  Students will also explore how these characteristics impacted each society and predict which civilization will become the most successful.  

Length of time needed: 2-3 class periods (45 minutes each)

This lesson was written by Sue Anderson.

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Source: Sue Anderson

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Lesson Plan (Word document)

PERSIAN Chart (Word document)

Comparative PERSIAN Chart (Word document)