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Students develop a timeline of events associated with Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Indus River, and the Huang He. They prepare a clay, wood, or paper model of a representative artifact from one civilization. They write a description of their item. Students draw a representative fashion and write an explanation of their drawing.
Students examine life in Babylonia during the time of King Hammurabi. They read and discuss excerpts of the Code of Hammurabi, participate in a simulation of advisors to the king, complete an online interactive activity, answer discussion questions, and write a five-paragraph essay.
Students write a descriptive letter about life in ancient Mesopotamia. Through video streaming, students discover the history of Mesopotamia. They assume the role of a scribe and compose a three paragraph essay using main ideas and vocabulary words. Students classify main ideas using a graphic organizer.
Students discover the world of Mesopotamia by writing an essay. In this world history lesson, students investigate the community of Mesopotamia and create a travel brochure for the city-state of Ur. Students read about famous archaeologists who studied Mesopotamia and write an essay based on the fall of specific empires.