The fertile land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers supported the development of early civilizations. As settlements grew into cities, civilization became more complex, and government became more important. A series of strong rulers united the lands of the Fertile Crescent into well-organized empires.
Prentice Hall Mesopotamia Unit Link: Click here.
Mesopotamia reading lists with worksheets and literature connections, project ideas, online games and activities and maps and timelines.
Before 1000 BC Interactive Timeline. Click on the top right arrow to keep
moving forward in time.
Interactive Mesopotamia Map
The British Museum: Mesopotamia
http://www.mesopotamia.co.ukFertile Crescent Map
Hanging Gardens (7 Ancient Wonders)
Summary of Gilgamesh (Believed to be the first written story)
Write like a Babylonian
Middle East Interactive Map with current names of countries and capitals
A Mesopotamia Unit Study by Oklahoma Homeschool: Featuring the Hitite Warrior
by Joanna Williamson and Archeology Theme Book (Both are available at the Annex)
and an extensive web search that includes biblical patriarchs and references.