Ancient Mesopotamia Lesson & Activity COMPLETE UNIT Bundle Common Core 5-8

Ancient Mesopotamia Lesson & Activity COMPLETE UNIT Bundle Common Core 5-8
Ancient Mesopotamia Lesson & Activity COMPLETE UNIT Bundle Common Core 5-8
Ancient Mesopotamia Lesson & Activity COMPLETE UNIT Bundle Common Core 5-8
Ancient Mesopotamia Lesson & Activity COMPLETE UNIT Bundle Common Core 5-8
Ancient Mesopotamia Lesson & Activity COMPLETE UNIT Bundle Common Core 5-8
Ancient Mesopotamia Lesson & Activity COMPLETE UNIT Bundle Common Core 5-8
Ancient Mesopotamia Lesson & Activity COMPLETE UNIT Bundle Common Core 5-8
Ancient Mesopotamia Lesson & Activity COMPLETE UNIT Bundle Common Core 5-8
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    This bundle can be downloaded by individual activity OR all together in organized subfolders with a scope and sequence. The entire bundle is included in the bonus file when purchased. Here's what you get:

    MESOPOTAMIA BUNDLE CONTENT– The content in the bundle is organized with the key "big idea" Common Core concepts for Social Studies in mind. The concepts covered are:

    • Economy

    • Government /Leadership

    • Social Classes.

    • Geography

    • Religion

    • Achievements

    Through teaching with key concepts as a filter, students will become familiar with the crucial attributes that have enabled civilizations to prosper. A foundation of key “big idea” concepts will guide students and class instruction with a platform to think critically and make comparisons as young social scientists.

    This Ancient Mesopotamia bundle is divided into IV parts and includes a scope and sequence for easy planning:

    I. ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA NOTES, POWERPOINTS & CONTENT INSTRUCTION-The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:

    ⚡1. Two Page Outlined Printable Notes with Graphic Organizer

    ⚡2. Student-Centered Reading Stations that are labeled and categorized with key concepts

    ⚡3. Folding Graphic Organizer for Notes and Stations.

    ⚡4. PowerPoint Notes that can be used with the Printable Notes Graphic Organizer.

    ⚡5. Ancient Mesopotamia Geography Mini-Bundle. This bundle includes two assignment options,a satellite map instructional PowerPoint and a fun class game. Now includes a geography quiz and answer key!

    ⚡6. Mesopotamia Vocabulary Mini-Bundle. This bundle includes three assignment vocabulary options, review games, and class games. Now includes Quizlet links for online learning practice with the same words and definitions.

    ⚡7. Ancient Mesopotamia Historical Snapshot. This Ancient Mesopotamia Close Reading includes an annotation guide, worksheet and graphic organizer based on the big ideas of social science. Now includes a comprehension quiz and answer key!

    ⚡8. Mesopotamia Introductory Investigation This lesson is a great introduction and has a summative piece. Students analyze visuals, primary source excerpts and map to make predictions about the content they will learn about.

    ⚡9. Daily Skill-Based Text Analysis Warm-Ups and Mini-Lessons – Students make inferences and predictions from the text, choose the best evidence to support a claim, cite sources, paraphrase and learn to write strong commentary in these daily skill-based min-lessons and practice slides.

    II. ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA ACTIVITIES, WORKSHEETS & LESSONS- Current Engaging and interactive activities that have students process and remember information. This packet includes:

    ☀️1. Ancient Mesopotamia Stations Includes graphic organizers, answer keys, worksheets and lesson plan ideas.

    ☀️2. Ramesses the Great? Ancient Egypt Common Core Writing and Literacy Activity

    ☀️3. Write Like a Sumerian! Cuneiform in Mesopotamia Common Core Writing and Literacy

    ☀️4. Common Core Writing Pre-Write and Template for a Perfect Informational Paragraph with iPAD App Writing Template and Rubric

    ☀️5. Common Core Aligned Research Project Packet and Activity (6 ideas and Templates with the SAME rubric!)

    ☀️6. Hammurabi's Code Common Core Writing and Literacy Primary Source Activity

    ☀️7. Sumerian Selfie Instagram Post Ancient Mesopotamia Leadership Activity

    ☀️8. Student-centered Where in World Scavenger Hunt

    ☀️9. Common Core Primary Source Quote Activities (5 to choose from)

    ☀️10. Geography Postcard from Mesopotamia and Geography blog assignments.

    ☀️11. A brand new class play/read aloud script with graphic organizer!!!

    ☀️12. What's Your Destiny? Close reading and fun comprehension game. Students read and compete in a displayed class game board. Winning students choose a fictitious destiny that is shared with the class!

    ☀️13. Doodle World History Summary Activity. Fun creative note-taking graphic organizer that allows students to detail the 6 key "big idea" concepts.

    ☀️14. Claim, Evidence, Reasoning Resource Pack

    ☀️15. A key concept Field Report


    ⭐1. A Storyboard Assignment and Perfect Paragraph/Essay Writing Guides

    ⭐2.Key Term Matching/Categorizing Printable with the "big Idea" key concepts for Social Studies.

    ⭐3. Key Concept Vocabulary Review Games, with Quizlet online practice game options

    ⭐4.Jingle Mingle Fun Review Interactive- Students mingle about the room finding partners. When the music stops, students address essential learning questions together!

    ⭐5. A comprehensive test study guide- students pre-read the excerpts used in the test to define difficult words and create meaning before being exposed to content questions.

    ⭐6. A Folding Key Concept Review/Assessment Interactive Notebook Resource Pack. Students support a claim with evidence from the text or research (a condensed version is included with over 60 templates).


    ✍1. A multiple-choice editable Common Core test. Students read excerpts, support claims with evidence!

    ✍2. Content and academic vocabulary quiz, geography quiz, and a reading comprehension quiz with answer keys

    This packet is not just a random selection of readings with unclear outcome expectations. Students will build a framework for future learning with concepts that will be repeated throughout their academic careers! Have a great unit!

    ❤️❤️❤️SAVE BIG! Buy the entire year of Ancient History Lesson Plans in a discounted ANCIENT HISTORY MEGA BUNDLE


    The Mesopotamia Bundle is also available in a digital classroom format the works great in any internet based or paperless class including Google Classroom! The digital version includes Google Forms assessments, interactive Google Slides digital activities that have premade textboxes, and Google Earth/Maps activities.


    ***This product was designed for a remote or distance learning environment. It suits the needs of an online classroom that fits perfectly with a Google Classroom platform. This is a virtual learning experience that teachers can guide students through the curriculum. Through Google forms quizzes and tests, students test out of important skill and content areas including unit-specific vocabulary, geography, and historical content. Every online learning bundle of resources includes Google forms quizzes and tests that have students cite and find the best supporting evidence from a primary or secondary source reading passages.

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    World History includes both Ancient and Medieval history lesson plans and complete unit packets. In the Ancient history and Medieval history curriculum you will find lesson plans and activities that support inquiry-based learning through evidence-driven literacy and writing that aligns with Common Core. Our student-centered Social Science lessons teach students to analyze social studies content by using the key the concepts of geography, economy, achievements, religion, social classes and government. Students use academic vocabulary, in highly engaging, fun history investigations, interactive Google ready content, visually rich graphic organizer resources and thematic assignments.

    US History includes content rich, primary source-driven United States history lessons and activities. Students use critical thinking, in our skill-based lessons that have student analyze historical documents, charts and primary resources. Our U.S. History units are also key concept based. Students analyze the growth and challenges faced by the United States through the use of the key concepts of federalism, republicanism government, diversity, territorial expansion, rights and liberties, labor systems and economy. A common theme throughout our lessons is that students support claims with evidence from secondary and primary source text.

    Science lessons can be used in the middle and high school classrooms. Our science lessons are student centered and include lab activities, classroom activities, research projects. All of these science lessons are created to encourage student engagement support the Common Core and NGSS standards.

    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
    Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic.
    Distinguish among fact, opinion, and reasoned judgment in a text.
    Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
    Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author’s point of view or purpose (e.g., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts).
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