The students will fill an Open Mind with images of Mesopotamian civilization that they have covered in class. It is an excellent project to conclude a unit on Mesopotamia. The students will need to choose the six most important developments of this first civilization. In a Common Core approach, the students will have to write concisely on the importance of the aspects of civilization of Mesopotamia that they included in the Open Mind. The colorful approach will aid in retaining important information, and the sentences will prepare them for other aspects of early civilization as they progress through Egypt, India, and China. Examples included.