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SSWH1:
The student will analyze the origins, structures, and interactions of complex societies in the ancient Eastern Mediterranean from 3500 BCE to 500 BCE. 

 a. Describe the development of Mesopotamian societies; include the religious, cultural, economic, and political facets of society, with attention to Hammurabi’s law code.

 

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​Watch The Video Presentation "Mesopotamia - From Nomads to Farmers" [13:58 mins]

 

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​Answer the following questions on "Mesopotamia - From Nomads to Farmers"

 

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Read "The Fertile Crescent" and answer: (Audio File Available)

 
 
 
 

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Tasks.png​Read "The Sumerians" and answer:  (Audio File Available)
 

 

 

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MP3_logo.png​Read and Listen:The Fertile Crescent HipHop

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​Read:"Polytheism in Mesopotamia"  

Answer "How were religious beliefs constructed in the ancient civilizations in Mesopotamia?"

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Examine: "Mesopotamian Gods and Godesses"

Answer: "Why do you think some Gods considered lesser Gods?"

 

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​Read "Hammurabi's Code" and answer: (Audio File Available)

 

 

 

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​Read Hammurabi's Laws for yourself! Hammurabis-Code-of-Laws

Answer: "Do you think they are fair?"