Ancient Mesopotamia Complete Unit - Notes, Questions, Graphic Organizers

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Ancient Mesopotamia Complete Unit - Notes, Questions, Graphic Organizers, and Activities

This package of activities and resources contains everything you need to teach a complete Ancient Mesopotamia unit, including class notes, activities, graphic organizers, and projects. Perfect for your Mesopotamia or Ancient Civilizations unit, all resources are classroom tested and include detailed instructions and creative handouts. Very little teacher prep in needed – simply print and teach!

This creative and engaging package includes the following:

Mesopotamia Vocabulary: A full page of vocabulary words relating to Mesopotamia is included. Answer key is also included.

Mesopotamia: Introduction Notes and Activity: A full page of information introducing students to Mesopotamia. A note taking activity is also included.

Mesopotamia Mapping Assignment: Students use the included map to label important places in Mesopotamia. Student map and reference map included.

Mesopotamia: Farming Notes and Activity: A full page of information on farming in Mesopotamia. A note taking activity is also included.

Mesopotamian Farming: Series of Events Chain: A series of events chain activity relating to farming in Mesopotamia is included. Students must refer back to the notes they took with the previous activity to help them complete the chain. A detailed answer key is included.

Mesopotamia: Settlements and Cuneiform Notes and Activities: Two pages of information discussing Mesopotamian settlements and the development of Cuneiform. Two note taking activities are also included.

Mesopotamia: Social Class Notes and Social Pyramid Activity: A full page of information discussing the different social classes in Mesopotamia. Students must use the information they read to help them describe and illustrate the included social pyramid template.

Mesopotamia: Trade, Religion, Innovations, and Law Notes and Activities: Multiple pages of information are included, discussing Trade, Religion, and Law in Mesopotamia. Several note taking activity pages are also included

Ziggurat Notes: A page of cornell style notes on Ziggurats are included. A blank student note taking template is also included.

The Code of Hammurabi: Notes and Activity: A full page of information on Hammurabi’s code of laws is included. A note taking activity is also included.

Postcards from Mesopotamia Project: Students imagine they have taken a time machine back to Ancient Mesopotamia, and must write a postcard back to the present day that describe their adventures. Students must illustrate the front of the postcard with a Mesopotamian scene, and design their own stamp. Detailed instructions and postcard template is included. A great integrated Art, English, and History project! Rubric included!

Hanging Garden of Babylon: Create Your Own Mythical Oasis: Students read the included page of information on the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, and then must brainstorm, illustrate, and describe a mythical oasis of their own. Detailed instructions are included. Another great integrated Art, History, and English project! Rubric included!

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