What do chariots, sailboats, and wheels have in common? The ancient Sumerians invented them all! Welcome to Sumer, Babylon and Assyria, collectively called Ancient Mesopotamia, home of the first superhero and the gloomiest gods in the ancient world!
Gilgamesh is one of the oldest recorded stories in the world. It's about an ancient King of Uruk who may have actually existed. His name is on the ancient Sumerian Kings List. The stories about him are amazing! You might call Gilgamesh the first superhero!
Ancient Mesopotamia for Kids
(Sumer, Babylon, Assyria)
Geography, History, Government
Deities, Legends, Inventions
Free Lesson Plans and Activities
Choose Your Own Adventure (from a long and creative list of Classroom Activities and Possible Assignments)
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Ancient Mesopotamia / Ancient India
Includes lesson plans and creative activities
to keep your students busy and productive for weeks.