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By Wendy Conklin

This source presents classes and actions that deliver 4 far away cultures vibrantly into the school room and immerse scholars in historical past. wealthy heritage fabrics help enticing actions akin to reading-aloud a quick play in accordance with the epic of Gilgamesh, studying the fundamentals of chinese language calligraphy, making plans an Indus Valley shuttle itinerary, taking part in a board video game well known in old Kush, and plenty of extra. to be used with Grades five & Up.

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Divide the class into small groups. Tell each group that they will create an Indus Valley dictionary. Instruct each group to define five signs shown on Indus Valley Dictionary. Tell groups to put each sign and its definition on a separate piece of paper. Instruct groups to provide a written reason for each sign’s definition. Have groups staple their pages together to form a book. ❹ After the dictionaries are completed, have groups present them to the class. ❺ Encourage a friendly debate among the amateur “scholars” about the meanings of the pictographs.

S. H . . OW ...... m ❶ Ask students to identify objects in their society (or in the classroom) that are made from iron. ❷ Share with students the background information about Kushite ironworkers on page 57. Discuss with students why the Assyrians might have wanted to keep the secret of iron making to themselves. Help students to realize that once Kush was able to produce its own iron weapons, it was better able to defend itself. ❸ Present students with the following scenario: “You live in ancient Kush.

DECK 2 Lost or Stolen Goods! River Blue Make a deal Trade 1 card with another player. •Napata Stolen goods! Put all your ostrich feathers in Deck 2. r ba At Tired crew leaves goods behind. Surrender one card to Deck 2. ) Marketplace Trade 1 card for a card from Deck 1. • •Aswan Unbearable heat. Miss a turn. Stolen goods! Put all your ebony in Deck 2. Nile River Top merchant Discard or take up to 2 items. ) Thebes Trade with Indian trader. Exchange 1 card for a card from Deck 1. Stolen goods! Put all your gold in Deck 2.

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