Links: Ancient Near East

Inventions of Egypt and Mesopotamia WebQest
(by Kimberly J. Connor)

  • This assignment asks the student to explore ancient inventions and select one to bring back to the 21st century. The student must then argue why their selection is the most useful invention for us today. (Recommended for Elementary and Middle School)
Invention: Site Seeing in Sumeria
(by LindaHillringhouse and Janice Peters)
  • This assignment was developed for a college level writing class, but is appropriate for high school students as well. It introduces students to the development of writing in Sumeria. (Recommended for High School)

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