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.
Now includes an answer key!
***This product can be used for a remote or distance learning environment. It suits the needs of an online classroom that fits perfectly with a Google Classroom platform. This can be a virtual learning experience that teachers can post in Google Classroom or another online classroom environment where students can learn through the remote curriculum.
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World History includes both Ancient and Medieval history lesson plans and complete unit packets. In the Ancient history and Medieval history curriculum, you will find lesson plans and activities that support inquiry-based learning through evidence-driven literacy and writing that aligns with Common Core. Our student-centered Social Science lessons teach students to analyze social studies content by using the key concepts of geography, economy, achievements, religion, social classes, and government. Students use academic vocabulary, in highly engaging, fun history investigations, interactive Google ready content, visually rich graphic organizer resources and thematic assignments.
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