Ancient Mesopotamia Religion - Ziggurats - Reading Comprehension & Worksheets

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6th - 10th, Homeschool
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Mesopotamian religion was one of the first organized religions in the world. This high interest Reading Passage and Comprehension Worksheets provide 6th grade students with an overview of the major components of the religion of Mesopotamia.

What's included?

  • 5-Page Reading Passage introducing the Mesopotamian view of the world, their deities, the ziggurat temple, priests, everyday worship, and the afterlife. For PRINT or DIGITAL

  • 12-Page Booklet Format Reading Passage. Print or Copy 2-Sided on 8.5 x 11” paper and fold in half. Printing Instructions Included.

  • 5-Page Comprehension Check in Graphic Organizer and Full Sentence Formats. Includes Vocabulary Differentiation.

  • 15-Slide Full-Color Word Wall Presentation Slides

  • Enrichment Discussion Prompts

  • Complete Answer Keys

Everything you need is included. No additional materials required.

All files are provided in PDF and PPT formats. PPT files can be converted to Google Slides and uploaded to your Google Classroom share site with restricted student-only password-protected access.

Vocabulary Terms:








Glazed Bricks


Cone Mosaic

Temple Complex




Votive Statue

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After reading this Mesopotamian Religion introduction, your students may enjoy a deeper dive into a cross section of Mesopotamian gods and goddesses. Check out my Mesopotamian Gods resource!

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Total Pages
52 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 days
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Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.


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