Ancient Mesopotamia Interactive Notebook and Graphic Organizers

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This interactive notebook includes everything you need to teach a unit on Ancient Mesopotamia in an engaging way! This resource covers Sumer through the Persian Empire.

The organizers in this resource can be used on their own, or as a supplement to student note. Interactive notebooks are a great tool to keep students organized and engaged in the lesson!


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In this resource you will find...
17 graphic organizers: 15 with text on them, and 2 left blank for your own customization.
1 map of Mesopotamia and the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers.
4 1/2 pages of thorough suggested answers that you are free to use with these graphic organizers and flippables.
Previews of each page in action for you or your students to reference.
• A cover page and table of contents is also included.


Material Covered
1. Key vocabulary - aqueduct, chariot, city-state, civilization, empire, Fertile Crescent, irrigation, Mesopotamia, scribe, shekel, stylus, siege weapons
2. Geography - Tigris & Euphrates Rivers
3. Sumer - city states, architecture, culture, military, technology, language and writing
4. The Akkadian Empire - history, Sargon the Great, religion, Naram-Sin
5. The Babylonian Empire - rise of the Babylonians, Babylon, code of Hammurabi, fall of Babylon, Neo-Babylonian Empire
6. The Assyrian Empire - rise to power, second rise to power, the Neo-Assyrian Empire, the library at Nineveh
7. The Persian Empire - culture, religion, government, fall of the empire
8. Major cities in Mesopotamia - Uruk, Assur, Akkad, Babylon, Nineveh, Nimrud, Persepolis
9. The Ziggurats
10. Social structure - high class, middle class, low class
11. Cuneiform
12. Inventions - the wheel, technology, astronomy, math
13. Mesopotamian religion (gods) - Tiamat, Ishtar, Enki, Apsu, Marouk, Anu, Gilgamesh, Inanna, Ereshkigal, Kingu
14. The Epic of Gilgamesh - author, first half, second half
15. The Code of Hammurabi - versions, law groupings, example
16. Famous Mesopotamian Rulers - Gilgamesh, Sargon the Great, Naram-Sin, Hammurabi, Naboplassar, Nebuchadnezzar II, Shamshi-Adad I, Sennacherib, Ashurbanipal, Cyrus the Great, Darius I, Xerxes I

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