Ancient Mesopotamia is often called "the cradle of civilization." The world's first civilizations, the Sumerians, The Akkadians, The Babylonians, The Hittites, The Kassites, the Assyrians, The Chaldeans, The Phoenicians and The Hebrews, were all located in the modern day area of the Middle East. In class, we will be exploring the geography, the culture, the achievements and the important leaders of each civilization. 
The Fertile Crescent

Archaeological Dig Activity- University of Chicago
Archaeological Dig Activity

 Mesopotamia Note Taking Sheet:
mesopotamia notes.docx

Cultural Pizza Template

Hanging Gardens of.....?
Video: Hanging Gardens of....

Finding Babylon's Hanging Garden HD [Video file]. (2014, April 14). Retrieved from

Hanging Gardens Of Babylon

Mesopotamia Research Project 

2020- Mesopotamian Research Project/SWAY Directions: Mesopotamia Sway 2020.docx


Example of Microsoft Word DOCUMENT FORMAT: Mesopotamian Research Document Example- Mel.docx

TEMPLATE for WORD ONLINE DOCUMENT: Template for Sway.docx

 Example SWAY: Example Sway

 Mesopotamia Research Project Note Taking Template: SWAY Notetaking Template.docx

* ***Need help with your SWAY? Want to add music to your SWAY? Check out these tutorials! SWAY Tutorials

Done with your research project? Check this out! extension of brochure.docx
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon Extension hanging gardens articles .docx

Create your citations using either of the following websites:

Cite Fast

If you are unable to use the above websites, please use the following worksheets to complete your citations. 
Citing Sources- pages.docx

 Teacher Approved Websites for Research

Mesopotamian Resources
Mesopotamia- Cuneiform
Kassites Essay
Assyrian Essay
Akkadian Essay
Babylonian Essay
Assyrian- Ninevah Essay
Hittite Essay
The Phoenecians Essay
Assyrian Messenger System Assyrian Messengers
Assyrian Conquest
Assyrian Military
Trade for Phoenicians
Hammurabis Code
How Writing Changed the World
Hebrews in the Roman Empire
Hebrew Daily LIfe
Hebrew Enslavement
Assyrian Achievements
Kassite History
Hebrew Daily Life
Hanging Gardens of Nineveh
Babylonian Math
Sumerian Sailboat
Mesopotamian Sailboat
The Ten Commandments and Their Affects
Hammurabi's Code
Hamm. Code
Ancient City of Babylon
Life in Babylon
Ancient Phoenicia
Hanging Gardens of Nineveh
Chaldean astronomy
Who were the Hittites?
10 Facts about Sumer
Sixth Grade Soc. Studies Curriculum site
Chaldean Sundials
National Geographic article on Hanging Gardens Hanging Gardens- National Geo article.docx

Mesopotamia Overview- Great resource.docx
Article on Nebuchadnezar's (Chaldeans) Building Achievements: Nebuchadnezzar Buildings.docx

 Check out Mrs. Johnston's website for more information

Check out the GALE RESEARCH BUNDLE for even more information!
Gale Research Bundle

***Mesopotamia Quiz Review
MESO Quiz Review.docx

Test your knowledge of the geography of the Middle East!
Map Quiz of Middle East
Middle East Map Quiz
Middle East Map Practice