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60 resources with the concept mesopotamia

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Middle School World History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
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Hammurabi's Code: What Does It Tell Us About Old Babylonia?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Global Studies I: Rise of Civilizations

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Providing a list of presentations on a variety of topics focused on the development of civilizations throughout the world, this resource could be used in both an upper elementary or high school class. A few important topics covered are...
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The Neolithic Agricultural Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What effect could one person's invention have on the human race? In the case of the Neolithic Agricultural Revolution, small improvements in farming methods led to increased food production. The human population began to boom, leading us...
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Entrepreneurs in Mesopotamia

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
While ancient Mesopotamia didn't have the TV show "Shark Tank," it was a time of entrepreneurship as workers began to specialize. Both individual workers and the societal structure encouraged individuals to consider how they could...
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The Epic of Gilgamesh: Crash Course World Mythology #26

For Students 9th - 12th
Meet a scary demon named Humbaba in the 26th installment of the 41-episode Crash Course World Mythology series. Scholars learn about The Epic of Gilgamesh, an ancient Mesopotamian poem. Viewers also consider how the epic relates to...
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Early Civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt and Kush

For Students 6th - 10th
Scholars read and follow directions to locate and color landforms, bodies of water, cities, and countries on three maps—a map of the Nile River, a Nile and Mesopotamia regional map, and a map with today's current countries in the Middle...
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World History and Geography: The Sumerians

For Teachers 6th Standards
Sometimes sixth graders may learn about a time in ancient history, but never get a grasp of the geography. This plan will ensure that doesn't happen. It includes 18 tasks that build on each other to enhance learning about ancient...
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World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Here's a great resource for your curriculum library. The 240-page packet, organized into units by topics, includes sample lesson plans, links to primary and secondary source documents, worksheets, activities, and sample assessments.
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Geography of the Fertile Crescent by ECSDM

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Using Google Earth, a vocabulary assignment, and map handout, your class members will outline the Fertile Crescent in Mesopotamia and identify the source of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. They will then complete graphic organizers...
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Egypt, Mesopotamia, Indus River, and Huang He Civilizations

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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...
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Exploring Four Empires of Mesopotamia

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Discover what life was like under each of the four main empires that ruled ancient Mesopotamia. Kids can read along or take notes on the Akkadian, Babylonian, Assyrian, and Neo-Babylonian empires. Notes include dates, key rulers,...
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Two Rivers Ran Through It

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discover the problems that early Mesototamian farmers faced while developing agriculture in the land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. They design a working model that solves those unique challenges.
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Mesopotamia

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders describe the geography of Mesopotamia, explain the characteristics of Sumerian city-states, and identify the cultural practices of the ancient Sumerians. They then explain how empires formed in Mesopotamia.
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Western Civilizations, Chapter 2: Gods and Empires in the Ancient Near East

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Ancient Hebrew history comes to life through this online western civilizations tool, which follows history in detail from ancient origins to modern-day. Chapter two covers ancient eastern cultures, including beginnings of Hebrew...
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Ancient Mesopotamia Research Project

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students use the internet to research Ancient Mesopotamia and create a billboard with relevant information. In this Ancient Mesopotamia Research Project, students are assigned a specific topic by the teacher. Students then take notes and...
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Life in Old Babylonia: The Importance of Trade

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine the trade network in Old Babylonia. They analyze maps, explore various websites, develop a list of goods imported to and exported from Babylonia, and write an essay.
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Geography of Mesopotamia

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students write a letter.  In this irrigation lesson, students review how humans and the environment can interact with each other, learn new vocabulary words having to do with Mesopotamia, learn about irrigation and view maps of...
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From the Origins of Agriculture to the first Early River Valley Civilizations

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Early civilizations developed into complex societies because of the advent of stable agricultural practices and plant/animal domestication. Share the earliest civilizations to grow from the first agricultural revolution with your class....
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Venn Diagram-Paleolithic and Neolithic

For Teachers 6th
Review the paleolithic and neolithic time periods using this creative activity. After a unit on Mesopotamia and the Stone Age, learners fill out a Venn diagram comparing the paleolithic and neolithic period, and write a paragraph...
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Far Away Places; Strange-Sounding Names, An Introduction to Ancient Civilizations

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Sixteen attractive slides give details of the main places, things, and people the students will encounter during their study of ancient civilizations. Each of the classic slides has a title, 1 or 2 bullet points with summary facts, and a...
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Ancient River Valley Civilizations

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Ziggurats, cuneiform writing, the Tower of Babel, hieroglyphics, pyramids, the Great Wall. Launch a unit on ancient cultures, with a presentation that introduces viewers to ancient Mesopotamia, Babylonia, Sumer, Egypt, Indus, and China....
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Chalkboard Challenge: The Beginning of Human Society

For Teachers 6th
After studying Ancient Civilizations, learners could use this jeopardy-like game as a review. Having questions relating to the Neolithic, Paleolithic Era, and more, this presentation would be a great whole class or center activity.
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The Fertile Crescent

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What does a ziggurat, cuneiform, and Hammurabi's Code all have in common? They are all key features in the history of the Fertile Crescent, which you can introduce to your young historians using this simple PowerPoint presentation.