Unit 2 Objectives: Mesopotamia & Egypt
- Students will examine how geography influenced the development of ancient cultures.
- Students will understand and communicate how conquest brought Empires and ideas to the Middle East.
- Students will conduct research and analyze sources to identify and understand the key characteristics of Ancient Mesopotamian civilizations.
Web FIELD TRIP to Ancient Egypt
Travel to Ancient Egypt to Complete the following activities:
1. Explore Giza & Luxor to compare the Old and New Kingdom Architecture. What are some differences and similarities that you notice?
2. Plan Your Own Afterlife. Why was preparing for the afterlife so important for the Egyptians?