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Mesopotamia Interactive Notebook

Mesopotamia Interactive Notebook
Mesopotamia Interactive Notebook
Mesopotamia Interactive Notebook
Mesopotamia Interactive Notebook
Mesopotamia Interactive Notebook
Mesopotamia Interactive Notebook
Mesopotamia Interactive Notebook
Mesopotamia Interactive Notebook
Product Description
This Mesopotamia Interactive Notebook includes 9 lessons on Ancient Mesopotamia plus a study guide and test, totaling 10 sections. It starts with the geography of Mesopotamia and Iraq, covers new vocabulary, and explores a timeline of the ancient period where the cradle of civilization first began. Next it looks at the four main governments to inhabit this region, explores the invention of writing, and takes a peek at the advancements made through math, astronomy, medicine, and technology. Finally the religion and culture of the Mesopotamian people is the focus, before wrapping up with Hammurabi’s Code. Each lesson takes 1-3 days to cover, making this a comprehensive unit which includes multiple foldables, cloze notes, maps, and lots of opportunities for writing and creative expression.

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This resource includes 150 pages of printed material + a 12 page pdf to accompany the geography unit, a 51 slide quiz show game based off of Jeopardy, and an 80 page Bingo game.

Lesson 1: Geography of Mesopotamia and/or Geography of Iraq is presented in both formats so you can present it as you would like (then or now). Includes maps, Q&A foldable, cloze notes, two column notes, a checklist rubric, study guides, and tests.

Lesson 2: Vocabulary of Mesopotamia introduces new vocabulary through various strategies, flashcards, a wordsearch, and a crossword puzzle.

Lesson 3: Time Line presents a foldable time line of the Ancient Mesopotamia period up to the conquest by the Greeks.

Lesson 4: Governments includes a reading about the four main empires that reigned in this region – Sumerians, Akkadians, Assyrians, and Babylonians. It includes a step booklet to organize the information for each empire as well as comprehension questions for when the reading is completed.

Lesson 5: Writing covers the introduction of writing to this region as well as the great literary work of Gilgamesh. There are two reading passages in this section, one foldable activity, and one writing activity.

Lesson 6: Math, Astronomy, & Medicine covers the advancements made in this area as well as the technological advancements made as well. One reading passage is included in this section as well as two foldable crafts.

Lesson 7: Religion of Mesopotamia presents the religious beliefs of the people in the region. One reading passage, one interactive activity, and one writing activity round out this section.

Lesson 8: Mesopotamia Culture also includes a reading passage and a mini book to complete as students learn about the schooling, music, games, and more in Mesopotamia.

Lesson 9: Hammurabi’s Code includes a reading passage, comprehension questions, and a simulation based on the first 50 laws of Hammurabi’s Code.

For review there is a quiz show game included and a Bingo game included. Both are separate files and come with your purchase.

Study Guide: A three page study guide works with an answer key included. This is provided in an editable format if you know how to work with tables in PowerPoint.

Comprehensive Exam: 3 page comprehensive exam including matching, short answer, identification, essay, etc is provided with an answer key. This is provided in an editable format if you know how to work with tables in PowerPoint.

Geography Exam: As mentioned in lesson 1 there is also a map exam and answer key, along with a map study guide and answer key included in these materials.

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Total Pages
150 Pages + 3 Additional Files
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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