Unit 2: Mesopotamia Topics, Essential Questions, and Standards
Unit 2, Topic 1: The Creation of Civilizations
W.2.3 Identify of the characteristics of a civilization
EQ #1: What factors led to the development of civilization?
EQ #2: What are the essential components of a civilization?
Unit 2, Topic 2: SPICE Themes of Mesopotamia
W.2.4 Compare the economic, political, social, and religious institutions of ancient river valley civilizations.
EQ #1: What are the SPICE Themes of World History?
EQ #2: What are the SPICE characteristics of Mesopotamia?
Unit 2, Topic 3: Lasting Impacts of Mesopotamia
W.2.7 Summarize the important achievements of Mesopotamian civilizations.
W.2.8 Determine the impacts of key figures from ancient Mesopotamia.
EQ #1: What are some of the important achievements of Mesopotamia?
EQ #2: What are some impacts of key figures from ancient Mesopotamia?