Mesopotamia. Although it kind of sounds like it might be a brand of fertilizer, this HistoriCool Resource Bundle will delve into why it is actually one of the most important civilizations of the ancient world!
Use the Mesopotamian Civilization Resource Bundle to engage your students in a wider study of the ancient world and the ancient innovations that still impact our lives today.
Australian Curriculum Link: ACOKFH002
This resource is delivered as a 11 page PDF in A4 size.
So, what's included?
✓ 700-word engaging and entertaining article entitled Made in Mesopotamia targeted at 12-14 year-old readers.
✓ Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above article to build understanding and vocabulary.
✓ Pre- & Post-Reading Quiz for analysing prior knowledge and reading comprehension (answers included).
✓ Cause & Effect Worksheet to help students define important aspects of Mesopotamian society and how these worked towards its development.
✓ Mesopotamian Artifact Analysis to help students put on their archaeologist caps and encourage analytical thinking.
✓ A template and rules for the ancient Mesopotamian game of 'Twenty Squares' to be played in pairs.
✓ A Spot-the-Difference of a scene depicting Mesopotamian inventors - a bit of fun for students and teachers alike!
✓ A list of other teaching ideas for introducing and utilising Made in Mesopotamia in your classroom.
Purchase Issue 13 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag.