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12 resources with the concept the fertile crescent

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Human PreHistory 101 Part 3: Agriculture Rocks Our World

For Students 9th - 12th
Around 14,000 years ago, the ice age melted. What did humans do in response? They settled down and began to farm their food. Visit the Fertile Crescent and beyond through animation and narrated explanations. Viewers learn about the birth...
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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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Ancient Mesopotamia

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Mr. Green provides an overview of Ancient Mesopotamia by examining the political structures and cultural beliefs of the region. The video reviews shifts in authority from religious to political leaders, as well as the influence of...
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Geography of Mesopotamia

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners 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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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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Productivity in the Fertile Crescent

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students role play the parts for trading merchants. In this Fertile Crescent lesson, students determine how productivity, human capital, technology, and goods were used and exchanged in ancient civilizations as they participate in a...
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Mesopotamia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This question-based presentation provides middle schoolers with the opportunity to check what they know and solidify concepts. A helpful timeline is also included. Note: Adobe Presenter is need in order to open this resource.
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Mesopotamia: The Worksheet

For Students 7th - 8th
Read to learn! Middle Schoolers read a short passage on Mesopotamia then answer seven comprehension questions. This would be ideal as homework or for early finishers.
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Mesopotamia Lesson

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore world history by identifying geographic locations in class. For this Mesopotamia lesson, students view a timeline of the history of Mesopotamia and the different empires that ruled the area. Students view a PowerPoint...
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The Ancient World

For Teachers K - 8th
Students explore the concept of migration. In this ancient civilizations lesson plan, students watch "The Ancient World" and research life in the Fertile Crescent. Students then write letters from the perspective of people migrating from...
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Writing Exercise: Ancient Sumer

For Students 6th - 8th
When summer is over, it's time to get started on Sumer! Get your scholars writing about Ancient Sumer civilizations in this exercise, which features five short-answer prompts. Writers will describe Fertile Crescent Geography, compare and...