Studying Ancient Mesopotamia? Try student directed learning!!! Have students guide their own learning through the creation of the "Iraq Look Back" Newsletter!! Students edit the Iraq Look Back newsletter by reading a resource packet about Mesopotamia and designing the "Iraq Look Back". The 'newsletter' is a template in Word and/or an editable Google Slide....great for use with ChromeBooks and Google Classroom. Even better than a Hyperdoc!! The newsletter represents the COMPLETE C3 Framework for social studies for this standard. It is designed to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the Mesopotamian civilization from the resource packet. Curriculum area concentrates on The Fertile Crescent, Hammurabi, Sumerians, Mesopotamian Achievements and other early settlements of the region.
The magazine asks students to: complete 'cloze' statements, provide their opinion, upload a QR code linking to a Gilgamesh video, insert photos of the Fertile Crescent and many other skills. Can be utilized as a Summative Assessment of knowledge on the unit.
Product include a rubric for grading too!