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Here's a twist on the old compare-and-contrast activity. Budding art historians compare an Assyrian limestone relief to comic book superheroes. They discuss the similarities and differences in the three-dimensional relief to two-dimensional cartoon images. Additionally, they discover how each is used to covey feelings and concepts and create their own superhero. The activity finishes when pupils present their projects in a digital story format.
Students explore ancient Assyria. In this archeology lesson, students research Ancient Near Eastern archaeologists and present their finding to the class. This lesson includes virtual Internet activites and an opportunity for students to make their own cuneiform tablets.
A ton of interesting information awaits you. Dive into this presentation and pull out major points that show the history, politics, and culture of the Mediterranean and Middle East from 2000-500 BCE. There are 78 information-packed slides ready to complement to your next ancient history lesson.
Immerse your class in the ancient cultures of the world with this presentation, which travels through the Hittite Empire, the Assyrian Empire, Babylonia, and several more. Enjoy the pictures depicting the ancient worlds and the maps that track the movements and settlements of these populations.
Wondering how to visually depict the Assyrian Empire? This comprehensive color-coded map depicts various cities and countries in a simple format. Historians color-code the empire boundaries and create a key, then label a list of 36 cities, countries, and bodies of water. This may work well as a jigsaw activity, or you might even enlarge the map and have learners responsible for labeling specific parts, creating a visual display in the classroom.