Write Like a Sumerian! Cuneiform in Mesopotamia Common Core Writing and Literacy

Write Like a Sumerian! Cuneiform in Mesopotamia Common Core Writing and Literacy
Write Like a Sumerian! Cuneiform in Mesopotamia Common Core Writing and Literacy
Write Like a Sumerian! Cuneiform in Mesopotamia Common Core Writing and Literacy
Write Like a Sumerian! Cuneiform in Mesopotamia Common Core Writing and Literacy
Write Like a Sumerian! Cuneiform in Mesopotamia Common Core Writing and Literacy
Write Like a Sumerian! Cuneiform in Mesopotamia Common Core Writing and Literacy
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This activity is student centered and Common Core! First, students read a history page about the evolution of cuneiform in Ancient Mesopotamia. Then, students support the main idea of the reading with supporting text, summarize and draw conclusions in a printable writing guide. Next, students try writing like a Sumerian by trying to copy early cuneiform pictograms and later phonetic symbols. A writing translation chart is included.

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Tony Pavlovich, Instructomania, Ancient World History, Ancient Mesopotamia, Hammurabi, Clay Tablets, Pictographs

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