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52 resources with the keyterm mesopotamia

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Mesopotamia Mesopotamia

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discover details about Mesopotamia. In this ancient civilizations lesson plan, 6th graders view a PowerPoint presentation about Mesopotamia and then play a review game based on the details. Several support materials are...
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The Roots of Religion: Teacher’s Guide

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore ancient cultures. In this ancient religions activity, students study the civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia they watch "Garden of Eden" and discuss their impressions. Young scholars then research Sumer and...
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Taking the Mystery Out of Mesopotamia

For Teachers 1st
Students locate Mesopotamia on the map and explain the importance of its location. In this Mesopotamia lesson, students understand why the new discoveries of Mesopotamia were so important to civilization. Students participate in...
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The Northeast Region

For Students 6th - 8th
In this North Eastern Asia geography worksheet, students read about the culture, economics, and life of the Northeast region. Students take notes and answer 4 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
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The Ancient World Explorer

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars 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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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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Comparing and Contrasting Three Civilizations

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders compare and contrast ancient civilizations. In this research skills lesson, 6th graders use SMART Board programs to compare and contrast the economies, cultures, and geography of Mesopotamia, Egypt, and India.
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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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City-States in Mesopotamia

For Students 6th - 8th
In this world history worksheet, students evaluate how Sumerians solved 5 problems they faced and list 4 examples of Sumerian culture. In addition, students identify 3 Mesopotamian terms.
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Ancient Mesopotamia, social studies, literacy

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies activity, students find the words that are associated with ancient Mesopotamia and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Help Wanted! Jobs in Ancient America

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to the various occupations in Mesopotamia. In groups, they discuss the reasons for occupations changing over time. They use the internet to research the ancient jobs of their choice and write a paper discussing...
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How to "Read" an Artifact

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars discuss the types of information they can get from artifacts. In groups, they practice "reading" artifacts and determining their usage. They use inferences to test against official information about certain pieces. They...
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Clues From the Past: Daily Life

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the ways different cultures gathered and made food. In groups, they read excerpts from primary sources about the food people in Mesopotamia liked to eat. They work together to make a batch of goat stew and a loaf of bread.
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Symbols from History: Mesopotamia Today

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners 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...
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Hands-On! The Invention of Writing

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students are introduced to the way writing was invented in Mesopotamia. In groups, they participate in re-creations of events that occured in a traditional Mesopotamian school. They practice writing in cuneiform script on clay using...
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Visit a Mesopotamian House

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students examine the various types of architecture used in Mesopotamia. In groups, they identify how climate, resources and cultures affect where and how people live. Using a worksheet, they compare and contrast their house to the one...
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Ancient Mesopotamian and Egyptian Writing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research cuneiform and hieroglyphics from the internet and use educational software to create their own cuneiform tablet in this excellent World History instructional activity. The use of the computer software program...
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Middle Easts in Miniature

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the ancient world and why it is important to the modern world. They create a miniature display board made from an empty cereal box. Students list innovations form Mesopotamians. They write a paragraph explaining...
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The Historical Geography of Mesopotamia

For Teachers Higher Ed
Pupils show how the geography of the Mesopotamia region has impacted the beginnings of civilization. They show how this area has long been the site of the rise and fall of great empires, and how the geography of this region has a lot to...
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The Beginnings of Civilization in Mesopotamia, Egypt and Kush

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze the beginnings of civilizations in Mesopotamis, Egypt and Kush. Using maps, they locate the major river systems and landforms in each area and how they helped to support new civilizations. They describe the main...
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Detectives of the Past: Dr. Archaeology Travels Back in Time

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students watch a video and complete a webquest to gain a better understanding of the historical significance of the first known civilization, Mesopotamia.
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Mesopotamia

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders find information on three culture universals which they choose for their research. They organize their notes and select illustrations to be used in the final report.