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NEW:Reader's Theater Scripts(Biographies in Ancient History):
Reader's Theater Scripts (Biographies in US History)
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Materials for experiential,active learners
NEW! Is That FAKE News?
Just How Do We Elect A President?
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In the News!
Mrs. Portulaca Purpilopilis
and the Purple Adventure Goggles
New:The COLOR GAMES!
The Wooden Cookie Box Story The Wooden Cookie Box
Facts to Wow your Friends!(Check out Women's History, Ireland and World Book Day Factoids!
Calendar Specific Resources!NEW
World Landmarks:( NEW) Lots of fun things to use with your students!
(New: Sample Iditarod Webquest!)
Short Reads of interest
Dive into Career Choices
Teaching Tips A-Z
MONEY, MONEY, MONEY
WEBSITES of INTEREST:
History For Kids
Tween Tribune-News Stories for Student
DogoNews: Fodder for Young Minds
Time for Kids-Around the World
BBC Website for Kids
Purple Turtle EBOOKS!
Award winning site for April 2008!
The official U.S. time - snapshot
Who began escavating the ziggerat in Ur in 1923?___________________________
What was a ziggurate and what does the word "ziggurate" mean?_______________________
Who were the three inventions of the people of Mesopotamia?_________________________
Find TWO facts about the story._______________________and_________________________
Look at the map from 2500 BC:
Which city is closest to the Persian Gulf?
Which river is closest to the Zagros Mts?________________________________
People of Mesopotamia played musical instruments. What was the instrument shown on the clay tablet?__________________
This ancient game was found in the tomb of which queen of Ancient Mesopotamia?_____________________
The people of Mesopotamia left behind may proverbs.
Write the first proverb listed:_______________________________
True or False: Women could be gods in ancient Mesopotamia______________________
True or False: Women in ancient Mesopotamia could own land and engage in business____________________________
Fun Site: Write your name in ancient cuneiform:
Fun Site: You be the Judge! Hammurabi's Laws
Video: Video on Cuneiform
Test Your Knowledge on Ziggurates:
Resources: Powerpoints on Mesopotamia
- Laws of Hammurabi:
Want the entire unit on Mesopotamia with notes,activities and additional resources?Check out my materials posted here:Mesopotamia:First Historic People
Ancient Mesopotamia:Secret Message(A Review Activity)
Hammurabi,King of Babylon: A Reading Passage
Note: Illustration from: http://karenswhimsy.com/babylon.shtm