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1e

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

e. Explain the development and importance of writing; include cuneiform, hieroglyphics, and the Phoenician alphabet.

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Watch "Written Language in Mesopotamia" [11:57] Video Presentation

 

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Read about the Epic of Gilgamesh and complete the assignment. (Audio file Available)

 

 

 

 

 

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Cuneiform Graphic

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Read: ​All about Hieroglyphics

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Complete the following ​Hieroglyphics class assignment:

 

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"How the Phoenician started the Alphabet" [9:45] Video Presentation

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The Phoenician alphabet

 

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