These interactive Ancient Mesopotamia Activities are the perfect supplement to your textbook or curriculum about Ancient Mesopotamia! This bundle includes our top three most-engaging resources for your Mesopotamia unit!
Included in this bundle are:
Mesopotamia Stations: Life in Sumer
- This resource will take your students through a day in the life in Sumer. Over the course of six creative and thought-provoking stations, students will locate key city-states on a map and identify where would be ideal locations to live, design several buildings using elements of Sumerian architecture, analyze common crops grown in Mesopotamia to make a meal plan, write a journal entry about one role of the social hierarchy, practice writing cuneiform, and solve some clues to learn about the gods of Mesopotamia.
Ancient Mesopotamia Invention Date: Mesopotamia Madness
- This resource is the most engaging way to teach about Ancient Mesopotamia inventions! It not only highlights many of the great accomplishments and legacy of the inventions of Mesopotamia, but it will also excite your students, due to the use of March Madness-style brackets. Your students will also have the chance to debate the importance of each invention and evaluate the ways that these early inventions have shaped our society today. This resource is also compatible with Google Drive!
Job Fair for Leaders of Mesopotamia + the Persian Empire
- In this activity, students will analyze the resumes of Hammurabi, Sargon, Cyrus the Great, and Darius the Great to determine who they would like to hire for the positions of a school principal and the U.S. President. Through the process of reading and examining the resumes, this activity will help students better understand the accomplishments of these leaders, as well as give them some guidance about what might be included on a resume and how people make hiring decisions.
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