Ancient Mesopotamia Research Brochure. Perfect if you need to cover this time period, but need a condensed lesson unit! Use this as a guide for your own lesson or as an independent Internet research project.
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This resource has been developed as a crossover lesson of language arts and social studies. History teachers will find this very useful in incorporating writing across the curriculum! English teachers will find this as a fun way to add relevant history to lessons on research methods. Your students will find information on important places, people, and terms - all the highlights that you want them to walk away with.
EACH MINI-PROJECT INCLUDES AN INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK POCKET AND RESEARCH RECORDING PAGE.
Tower of Babel
Cyrus the Great
EXTEND THE LESSON: Find YouTube videos for each of the vocabulary terms and historical figures. Use the (14) word wall cards as wall/bulletin board décor, discussion/essay starters, and illustrating word pictures on the board or in student notes.
This project can be completed in a few different ways. You can provide your students with the information to fill out their brochures, or have them find the information through Internet research. If your students are inexperienced with Internet research, guide them through the process by projecting a search that you lead.
You'll find this unit to be so straight-forward that you may even want to leave it in your sub folder!
MORE WORLD HISTORY MINI PROJECTS:
THE ROMAN EMPIRE
THE MIDDLE AGES
THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE
AGE OF EXPLORATION
THE HUNDRED YEARS WAR
THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
HISTORY OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
LATIN AMERICAN REVOLUTION
THE COLONIZING OF AUSTRALIA
WORLD WAR I
WORLD WAR II
THE COLD WAR
THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD WIDE WEB
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