Ancient Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt by ashrafp

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									        Ancient Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt




  1. Use the index of The World Almanac Atlas of the World. Look up
     Mesopotamia. What page is the Mesopotamia region found on?
     ___________ What modern day country is located in this region?


  2. What is the call number of the book, Science in Ancient
     Mesopotamia?


  3. According to the encyclopedia, what does the name Mesopotamia
     mean?



What is the name of the encyclopedia you used? ______________________


What page did you find the answer on? _____________________________

  4. According to the encyclopedia, the Sumerians developed a writing
     system called ____________________________. (In some
     encyclopedias you may look up Sumer and in some you may look up
     Sumerians.)

What is the name of the encyclopedia you used? ______________________


What page did you find the answer on? _____________________________
5. List 2 facts about Hammurabi. _______________________________




6. Look up the word “polytheism” in the dictionary. Write the
   definition. _______________________________________________


7. Use the index of The World Almanac Atlas of the World. Look up
   Egypt. What page is Egypt found on? _______________________
   According to the Atlas, what is the area of Egypt in miles?
   ________________ What is the official language?
   __________________________________

8. What is the call number of the book, The Egyptian News?


9. Where would you find the book, Egyptian Gods and Goddesses?


10.Look up “delta” in the dictionary. Write the definition that has to do
   with a river.



11.Look up “Ancient Civilizations” in the index of an almanac. Turn to
   those pages. Find the paragraph on “Egypt”. According to the
   almanac, Upper and Lower Egypt were united under which pharaoh?


12.Turn the page in the almanac and find the section “The Seven
   Wonders of the Ancient World”. Which wonder was found in Egypt?


Which wonder was found in Babylon? ___________________________
13.List 2 facts about Imhotep. __________________________________




14.What is the title of a fiction book about Ancient Egypt?


15.What is the title of a video about pyramids?


16.Name 3 Egyptian gods.



17.Explain the Egyptian belief of an afterlife.




18.What is the call number of the book, Bury the Dead – Tombs,
   Corpses, Mummies, Skeletons, & Rituals?


19.Where would you find a book on “Hieroglyphs”?


20.Who was Hatshepsut?



21.How old was Tutankhamen when he died?

								
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