Thursday, 12 May 2016

Mesopotamian activities



MESOPOTAMIA: THE DAWN OF CIVILIZATION
 Mesopotamia is one of the world’s earliest
civilizations. Please use the Mesopotamia unit in your book to answer the following questions o use this link.
1. It is located between two rivers, the _________________________
and the ______________________________________.
2. The area that became Mesopotamia was known as the
________________________________________________________
3. How did the residents control flooding?
________________________________________________________
4. What was the name of the first region to develop in Mesopotamia?
________________________________________________________
5. Name two things the Sumerians invented:
(1) ____________________________ (2) ______________________
6. What was their system of writing called?
________________________________________________________
7. What materials were used to write?
________________________________
8. What is the name of the earliest story ever written?
________________________________________________________
9. How many cuneiform tablets were used to tell his story?

10. What groups of people made up this city’s social classes:
a) __________________, b) ___________________, c) ___________________, d) __________________, and e) _______________________.
11. Trading goods and services without money is called: _______________________.
12. The most important building in Sumer was its temple called a: __________________, where priests led religious life

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