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Mesopotamia: From Nomads to Farmers

Mesopotamia: From Nomads to Farmers

Author: Tim Sexton
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Student Objectives

• Learn about the history and lifestyles of the ancient Sumerians.

• Understand how human innovations dramatically change the way people live.

• Create a journal based on a day in the life of a resident of Nippur, a city-state in the Sumerian region of ancient Mesopotamia.

Explore the agricultural practices and technological devices that led to the rise of civilization in Mesopotamia. Meet the nomadic people who became farmers. And see how they established city-states, developed specialized work skills, and advanced organized religion.

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Tutorial

Explore the agricultural practices and technological devices that led to the rise of civilization in Mesopotamia. Meet the nomadic people who became farmers. And see how they established city-states, developed specialized work skills, and advanced organized religion.

Source: Mesopotamia: From Nomads to Farmers. Prod. Discovery Education. Discovery Education, 2005. Discovery Education. Web. 17 October 2012. .

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Q – What questions do you have?  You are to write THREE QUESTIONS that you are curious about from the video or about the video that can be answered from the video or general questions about the topic.  One of your questions has to be asked with using one of the HOT questions types listed below.

 

 

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HOT LIST – explain, interpret,  outline,  discuss,  distinguish,  restate, compare, describe

 

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