Ancient Mesopotamia and Iraq Research Report

What aspects of ancient Mesopotamia have influenced modern day Iraq?

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Rhonda James

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Curriculum Snapshot:
Topic:ancient civilizations - mesopotamia
Themes: mesopotamia
modern day iraq
research project
Curriculum Areas:English/Language Arts
History/Social Science
Grade Level(s):6
California Content Standards
History and Social Science
Grade Six. World History and Geography: Ancient Civilizations
HSS.6.2. Students analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the early civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Kush.
HSS.6.2.1. Locate and describe the major river systems and discuss the physical settings that supported permanent settlement and early civilizations.
HSS.6.2.2. Trace the development of agricultural techniques that permitted the production of economic surplus and the emergence of cities as centers of culture and power.
HSS.6.2.3. Understand the relationship between religion and the social and political order in Mesopotamia and Egypt.
HSS.6.2.4. Know the significance of Hammurabi's Code.

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