World History 6

As we continue to explore Ancient Mesopotamia, we will investigate  their trade, religion and writing. We'll explore a palace and a tomb and examine artifacts found there. Then we'll take an trade expedition to the city-state of Ur.

In religion, we will compare the Mesopotamian story of Gilgamesh and the Great Flood to the Hebrew version with Noah.

Journal entries: We will be labeling a diagram of a ziggurat, creating a clay tablet of a business transaction using cuneiform, writing a diary entry on a trade journey and making entries in our mythology encyclopedia.

Homework: Completing journal entries and outlining pages118-123