Use this graphic organizer to help students learn about any location. This can be used as a pre-write for an essay about a country, city, state or even a neighborhood. I had my students use it to share information about our school and then our city as a way to learn about the themes.
Ugaritic cuneiform was named after Ugarit, the city state where it was used in what is now Syria. It was probably created sometime during the 14th century BC. Ugaritic cuneiform outwardly resembles other cuneiform scripts and has a sound system based on consonant alphabets such as Phoenician/Canaanite. Ugarit flourished from the 14th century BC until 1180/70 BC, when it was destroyed.
This simple project with help teach kids geography and increase their global awareness as they begin to grasp their city, state, country, and continent. We call it My Place in the World- it works great with the book "Me on the Map."
This is an example of a ziggurat located in ancient Mesopotamia. They had many functions. The top of them was a place to worship gods and they were the beginning of public buildings when civilizations were being created.