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The zip file contains a PowerPoint template for a student report on ancient Mesopotamia. To introduce the concept of research, there is an additional PowerPoint explaining the difference between primary and secondary sources. Also included is a PDF handout of web resources for student research on ancient Mesopotamia and a PDF outline of the content of each slide. There is a PDF of directions for making the research report and a grading rubric in the folder. (None of the PDFs have been locked, so you can copy and paste into your own word processor for any desired changes.) A bonus feature is a folder that contains 73 images of ancient Mesopotamia that are free for teachers and students to use and share. The topics on each slide are:
• Ancient Mesopotamia - Title Page
• Introduction to Mesopotamia
• River System
• Family Life
• Advancement in Science
• Hammurabi’s Code
• Cuneiform Writing
• Interesting Facts about Mesopotamia
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.