The Achievements of the Sumerian Empire
Sixth graders identify four achievements of the Sumerians. They explain the importance of the inventions. They write about a Sumerian invention.
83 Views 127 Downloads
- Folder Types
- Activities & Projects
- Graphics & Images
- Handouts & References
- Lab Resources
- Learning Games
- Lesson Plans
- Primary Sources
- Printables & Templates
- Professional Documents
- PD Courses
- Study Guides
- Performance Tasks
- Graphic Organizers
- Writing Prompts
- Constructed Response Items
- AP Test Preps
- Lesson Planet Articles
- Interactive Whiteboards
- Home Letters
- Unknown Types
- All Resource Types
- Show All
See similar resources:
Inventions Over TimeLesson Planet: Curated OER
Explore the inventions of the past with a project on ancient tools. After reading an article about hunting during the Archaic period, the Late Prehistoric period, and the Historic period, kids fill in a cause-and-effect chart about the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Invent It!Lesson Planet: Curated OER
Students explore invention and unveiling of world's first Ferris wheel, analyze photographs and poster of first Ferris wheel, and discuss engineering achievements of Ferris wheel, including how it worked, how it was built, and its...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
Learn from the Past, Create the Future: Inventions and PatentsLesson Planet: Curated OER
3D printers, selfie sticks, smart watches. GPS, self-driving cars, YouTube. Imagine life without inventions. Believe it or not, these items were all invented in the last 10 years. Inventions, and the inventors responsible for them, are...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Rise and Fall of the Assyrian EmpireLesson Planet: Curated OER
An emphasis on constant innovation, efficient administration, and excellent infrastructure was the hallmark of the Assyrian Empire. Introduce viewers to what was considered the first real empire that ruled the Middle East for over 300...
5 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Sumerian CreativityLesson Planet: Curated OER
Sixth graders examine Sumerian inventions. Using the internet, 6th graders view images of the inventions and create a poster of the images. They create a PowerPoint presentation, with video clips, of Sumerian inventions to share with the...
6th Social Studies & History
How the Sandwich Was InventedLesson Planet: Curated OER
Sandwich: a delicious meal stacked with meats, cheeses, and veggies, or a parish in England? How about both! The sandwich was invented in—yes, you got it—Sandwich, by John Montagu. Watch this creative and inventive video that gives a...
2 mins 3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
Life in Old Babylonia: The Importance of TradeLesson Planet: Curated OER
Students read maps and artifacts for information indicating the existence of a trade network in Old Babylonia and beyond. They list goods imported to and exported from Babylonia. They indicate trading centers on a map of ancient...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Inventing a Better WorldLesson Planet: Curated OER
From play pumps that provide clean water to shoes made from trash, innovators change the world one invention at a time. After researching various inventions, young entrepreneurs develop their own. Extension opportunities include prompts...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
AchievementsLesson Planet: Curated OER
A slideshow of famous pictures walk us through important achievements around the world, including the first man on the moon and the tearing down of the Berlin Wall. Your students will enjoy this calming video to kick off your next lesson.
1 min 3rd - 8th Social Studies & History