Hands-On! The Invention of Writing

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 various art materials.

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Grade
4th - 5th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning