Law and Order: Mesopotamia Unit

Historians are like detectives. They investigate the past, putting pieces of historical information together like a giant puzzle that tells a story, building a historical context. In order for historians to piece together that story, they need to look at historical documents and events through several different perspectives. 4 Perspectives: geographic, political, social, economic When […]

Ancient Sumer and the Beginnings of Civilization

8th Grade Social Studies This lesson is meant to serve as a transition from the first cities of humanity and into the world of Ancient Mesopotamia. ┬áThis lesson serves to teach students the value of artists renderings versus the use of tradition evidence. Requisite Knowledge: A working knowledge of the origins of the first cities. […]