Sumerian Achievements Project



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Worksheet # _______

Name:_____________________________ Date:___________

Ancient Civilizations: Period: ______ Hooker



Sumerian Achievements Project

Sumerian society was advanced in terms of religion and government organization. The Sumerians were responsible or many achievements, which were passed down to later civilizations.



Directions:

1. You will research the Sumerian achievement that you are assigned.

2. Create a poster with the following information:


3. You will present your research to the class. Your classmates will take notes off of your presentation.

4. Use the attached rubric as a guide so you make sure you get the best possible grade.

*Things to remember write in complete sentences and watch your grammar. Simple spelling errors can and will hurt your grade.

List of Achievements:

Cuneiform (writing)

Wheel

The Plow

Clock

Sewers

Bronze items

Makeup and glass jewelry

Math

Science

Medicine

Architecture

Seals

Music

Partner Names: __________________________________________________

Achievement: ______________________________________________________

Research: This is an area for a rough draft of your notes that will go on your poster.


  • How did the achievement help the Sumerians and other ancient civilizations?

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  • How does it still impact us today?

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Drawing: This is where you can draw a quick sketch of the achievement. You will need to use a separate unlined piece of paper for your drawing.

Name:_____________________________ Date:___________

Ancient Civilizations: Period: _______ Ms. Didyoung

Sumerian Achievement Organizer

Cuneiform (writing)





Wheel





The Plow





Clock





Sewers





Bronze Items





Makeup and glass jewelry





Math





Science





Medicine





Architecture





Seals





Music





Name: __________________________ Date:__________

Ancient Civilizations: Period:______ Ms. Didyoung





40

30

20

10

Drawing of Achievement

  • Great care and effort was taken drawing the Sumerian achievement

  • Drawing clearly resembles the achievement

  • Multiple colors were used

mostly.

  • Some care was taken drawing the achievement.

  • Some color was used




  • Drawing shows little effort and does not really look like the achievement.

  • Little to no color used in drawing.

Research

  • Student thoroughly researched the achievement and used examples that went beyond the textbook.

  • Student researched the achievement and used all sources available to them in the textbook.

  • Student did not research the achievement well and leave out important facts.

  • Lack of research is evident as student used little facts to support or explain the achievement.

Writing and Neatness

  • 1-2 spelling or grammar errors are present.

  • Presentation is generally visually pleasing, clear, and legible.

  • 3-4 spelling and grammar errors are present.

  • Visual presentation is acceptable.

  • 5 or more spelling or grammar errors are present.

  • Visual presentation is unclear and distracts from the meaning.

Presentation

  • Presenter makes eye contact with the audience.

  • Ideas are presented in an organized manner.

  • There is some evidence of eye contact.

  • Ideas presented lack some organization.

  • Little to no eye contact.

  • Ideas are presented in a disorganized, confusing manner.

Classwork and Preparation

  • The student worked well in class and was prepared to work every day.

  • They always on task.

  • Student was respectful during presentations and took notes.

  • The student mostly worked well in class and was mostly prepared to work every day.

  • They mostly stayed on task.

  • Student was respectful during presentations and took some notes.

  • The student somewhat worked well in class and was somewhat prepared to work every day.

  • They sometimes stayed on task.

  • Student was disruptive during presentations and didn’t take many notes.

  • The student did not work well in class and was unprepared.

  • They did not stay on task.

  • Student was disruptive during presentations and didn’t take notes.

Sumerian Project Rubric


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