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58 resources with the concept mesopotamia

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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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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
Learners 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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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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Geography of Mesopotamia

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young scholars write a letter.  In this irrigation instructional activity, 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...
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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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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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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.
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Web Project

For Students 5th - 9th
Want to engage your pupils in a Web project? Just follow the step-by-step directions listed on this one-page activity. Once the site is established, class members create their own folders in which they insert information and images for a...
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Sneak preview: Ancient Civilizations

For Teachers 6th
Introduce students to the content they will learn about during an Ancient Civilizations unit. This resource provides a sneak peek at the people, places, and ideologies they will study about, and has many vivid and intriguing photos of...
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World History Fall Final: Ancient History to the American Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 9th
A variety of topics and activities make up this presentation, which prompts viewers to answer questions from the Stone Age to the American Revolution. Note: You may find some slides more useful and pertinent than others.
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The Ancient World Explorer

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the ancient structures of Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, and China. In small groups, they conduct research, evaluate their findings within the group, create visual aides, and complete an Internet treasure hunt.
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Mesopotamia Essay Questions

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Mesopotamia worksheet, students complete essay questions about the growth of civilization and agriculture of Mesopotamia. Students complete 2 questions.
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Mesopotamia Crossword Puzzle

For Students 7th - 12th
In this Mesopotamia worksheet, students complete a crossword about Mesopotamia. Students complete 17 words in the crossword puzzle.
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The Mesopotamian Peoples

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive world history worksheet, high schoolers answer 12 multiple choice questions regarding Mesopotamia. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Symbols from History: Mesopotamia Today

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the various symbols different nations use to represent themselves. As a class, they discuss the recent events in Iraq and identify the needs of its people. They use print resources to research various Mesopotamian...