11/30/16 – Gods of Mesopotamia

Agenda:

  • Do Now
  • Good News
  • Mesopotamian Belief Guided Reading (finish if not complete)
  • Gods of Mesopotamia Trading Cards Activity
  • Wrap Up

I Can:

  • Describe the beliefs of ancient Mesopotamians

Day in Review:

Today we continued our investigation into the lives of the Ancient Mesopotamians by looking at the culture’s belief system. Last time we did a reading on Mesopotamian religion, today we began working on the trading card project. Cards will be due next Thursday.


Assignments and Resources:

Students  were divided into smaller groups and subgroups to investigate the gods of this region.  Student determined which gods that they wanted to create trading cards (like Pokemon or baseball cards).  The rubric and instructions to the project were provided.  Students will receive time in class later this week to begin working on the assignment.

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