In this task pupils may be introduced into the period of time where the writing that is first, while the major activities which coincided with this specific development in ancient Mesopotamia.

In this task pupils may be introduced into the period of time where the writing that is first, while the major activities which coincided with this specific development in ancient Mesopotamia.

Task 2. Mesopotamia Timeline

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includes pictures, maps, and timelines strongly related the beginning of this task.

Circulate the Timeline: Mesopotamia 4000-1000 BCE task that is available being a PDF because of this concept, or perhaps you can try this as an activity that is online. Remember that the schedule covers a period that is extended not every one of which is covered at length in this concept. This activity gives pupils that have not had readings concerning the reputation for the center East, and particularly about Mesopotamia, the chance to gain some contextual knowledge of the growth of cuneiform writing. This exercise will remind them of some of the major events in the history of the area for students who have had the opportunity to learn about Mesopotamia.

Circulate the Timeline Labels handout, that will be available as a PDF with this training. If practical you might want to project the schedule onto a display screen or redraw the timeline regarding the board.

As a class, look over the labels. Which do students hypothesize would seem earlier/later regarding the schedule?

Divide the course into little categories of three to four and designate each team among the labels. Pupils can scan through the 2 summaries of key events in Mesopotamian history available regarding the EDSITEment web resource Metropolitan Museum of Art:

These timelines of key activities may be used by pupils to ascertain where each label ought to be put and also to suggest whenever innovations that are certain essential.

Note: Cuneiform proceeded to be utilized in Mesopotamia well to the millennium that is first, but, as this class is focusing on the first growth of the writing system the schedule in this task will end before cuneiform writing ceased to be utilized. (more…)

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