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Today’s Title: Mesopotamia GRAPES!
DO NOW/Class Work
Complete Review Questions on the
handout. #1-3
Yellow group – Louis Leakey
Blue group- Sophie of Catul Hayuk
Homework
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Please write in your agendas
Bring 6 index cards
Finish crossword puzzle ch. 3
Turn in any missing work
Update notebooks if you received an
NP score (anything below a 2) 
Do Now
Please respond to the following in your
notebooks on the left side
Why were kings and priests in the
highest class?
What were the social classes that made
up Sumerian society?
How did new tools make life better for
Sumerians?
Dear Mom and Dad,
Print your name
Dear Mom and Dad,
Print your name
Friday Agenda
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6.
Mesopotamia Review-GRAPES
Whiteboard review
Jeopardy Game
Ancient Civilizations Video
Finish Posters
Postcards
HW: Bring construction paper and index
cards for next week.
Quiz Time!
• Take out a half sheet of paper! Label it
as follows:
Quiz: 6.2.3
Name:
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Date:
Period:
History
6.2.3
1. Mesopotamians, Egyptians,
Sumerians all relied on floods for
A. transportation
B. the clay for writing tablets
C. a good harvest
D. the copper for tools
2. How did Mesopotamian farmers
irrigate their fields?
A. They built canals to carry water from
the river to the crops.
B. They allowed the rivers to overflow
into the floodplains.
C. They deposited the silt from the
rivers on the fields.
D. They built mud walls to dam the
rivers.
3. Priests became leaders in the
Sumerian city-states to
A. rule the cities in times of war.
B. run the irrigation system and
store the surplus grain.
C. control the work that people did
for the gods
D. directly worship the gods
4. What writing system did different
Mesopotamian cultures adopt
from the Sumerians?
A. clay tokens
B. Pictographs
C. cuneiform
D. stylus
5. Around 3300 B.C., historians
believe that the early
Mesopotamians developed the
world’s first
A. agriculture
B. civilization
C. people
D. religion
6. Most slaves in Sumer were
A. children who worked to pay off
their parents’ debts.
B. taken as prisoners during a war.
C. put to work in the ziggurat.
D. household servants who helped
rear the children.
7. The early Mesopotamians
organized themselves into
A. City-states
B. provinces
C. Irrigation districts
D. Ziggurats
8. Because they worshipped
many gods, the Sumerians are
said to have practiced
A. Animal sacrifice
B. Hinduism
C. Monotheism
D. Polytheism
9. The writing system the Sumerians
developed using wedge-shaped
symbols is called
A. Cuneiforms
B. Pictographs
C. Hieroglyphics
D. Sanskrit
10. What was the main purpose of a
ziggurat?
A. As a place for religious services
B. As a place to go in time of attack
C. To mark the center of the city
D. To be the city’s marketplace
HOMEWORK!!
• STUDY FOR YOUR TEST ON
• Friday!!
• Mesopotamia Study guide
foldables–
– use your notes for this!!
• You should be reviewing from the
following:
– All notes from Unit 2 Mesopotamia
– Graphic Organizers
– Foldable on Contributions
Jeopardy Time!
• We will play a quick game of
Jeopardy!
• In your table groups:
– Pick a name using only one whiteboard
– We will begin when everyone is sitting in
professional posture!
Early Finishers
check over test
Get both worksheets on cart
READ and underline where you found
the answer
Work on any missing assignments
Lesson Review page 103
1. Explain the importance of:
Bronze –tools lasted longer and stayed
sharper
Pictograph –used to keep track of goods
Stylus – sharpened reed used to press
markings on a clay tablet
Cuneiform –people could read and
write
Scribe – record keepers and highly
respected in society
Main Ideas
3. How did religion affect who was in
the upper class? (6.2.3)
4. Why was the plow such an important
tool for farmers? (6.2.2)
5. How did writing evolve in Sumer?
(6.2.9)
Geography (6.2.1)
• Rivers made agriculture
possible
• Challenges included floods,
drought, and lack of resources
• “The Land Between Two
Rivers” Tigris and Euphrates
Achievements (6.2.9)
• Sumerians developed the
first writing system
• Pictographs- “picture
writing”
• Cuneiform – wedge
shaped symbols
Religion (6.2.3)
• Sumerians worshipped
many gods
• The temple was called a
ziggurat
• Polytheistic – believed in
many gods
Politics (6.2.3)
• City-states were the form
of government
throughout Sumer
• First, priests ruled in
Sumer. Later, powerful
men became kings
Achievements for
Science & Technology (6.2.2)
• Irrigation helped provide
a steady source of water
for crops
• Sumerians invented the
wheel and the plow
Economy
Standard: _____
• Trade with other city-states
• Food surpluses, new technology, and
advanced social organization led to a
complex way of life called civilization
• Specialized workers means they can
do a job that has special skills
• Cities are crowded- people must learn
to live and work together
Social Structure
Standard:____
• Social classes in Mesopotamia was
divided into several social groups
• Unequal classes
• Class systems define who has power
and who does the less desirable jobs
• Upper- kings and priests- had a link to
the gods
• Middle- free people
• Lower- slaves

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