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Teaching The Persian Empire

The Persian Empire

By the fifth century BCE, Persia was the largest empire in the world up until that time. It was a little larger than half of the size of the United States!\n\nThe Persian Empire covered a huge area in the Middle East. It stretched from Egypt in the west to Turkey in the north. In the east, it went through Mesopotamia as far as the Indus River.

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What were the achievements of the Persian empire?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.7 - Visual Information

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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