29 pages with 3 activities that focus on the Unit 1 Topic 1: Influences on Civilizations topic as outlined by the Louisiana State Department of Education.

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Students will explore the factors that influence civilizations including climate, physical geography, and availability of natural resources.


● Worksheet versions of all the activities.
● Teacher guides and answer documents.


  1. Characteristics of Civilizations
  2. Is the United States a Civilization?
  3. What does it mean to be civilized?