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Mesopotamia   Tags: 6th grade, mesopotamia, social studies  

Last Updated: Oct 23, 2013 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Print Books and Encyclopedias

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Trusted Web Sites

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Mr. Donn: Ancient Mesopotamia for Kids


Database Articles

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These articles all came from a database in EBSCO. All of the citation information for each article is at the top of the page.

Early Mesopotamian Religion

Writing in Mesopotamia

Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

The Fertile Crescent

Clever Mesopotamians (weights and measures)


Subject-Specific Databases

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NEW TO LCJSMS (Fall, 2013) -
Trueflix: Select the Ancient Civilizations tab for a short video and an eBook on Mesopotamia.

Marshall Cavendish Digital: Use this database to access articles that cover a variety of subject areas: Science, Social Studies, Health and Language Arts.
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Discovery Education Streaming: Search the keyword Mesopotamia for many video clips about this ancient civilization. Make sure to take notes on a full text computer database notesheet as you are viewing the video (new notesheet for each new video or video clip).
Brain Pop: Use this resource to view a video on the Sumerians

General Encyclopedia Databases

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Encyclopedia Britannica Online School Edition: Choose between three different levels of encyclopedias.
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Grolier Online: Use a variety of general and subject encyclopedias, including Encyclopedia Americana, New Book of Knowledge, New Book of Popular Science, and Lands and Peoples. This source even includes a Spanish-language encyclopedia, Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre en Linea.
World Book:  A general encyclopedia source with many articles to help you with your research. World Book also includes a Spanish-language encyclopedia.

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