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Acrostic Poem on Mesopotamia by Andrew Redmond

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  • 1. Acrostic Poem M
    • Mesopotamia
    • . “the land between the rivers”
  • 2. E
    • Early civilization began between the Tigris and
    • Euphrates
  • 3. S
    • Sumerians settled at the mouths of rivers
  • 4. O
    • Other people traded with the Sumarians along the water route
  • 5. P
    • People who learned to write were called
    • scribes.
  • 6. O
    • Ordinary people worked on dikes and farms
  • 7. T
    • Tablets, made of clay were used for writing
  • 8. A
    • Artisans made cloth, pottery and jewellery
  • 9. M
    • Most houses were made of bricks and mud
    • mixed with straw
  • 10. I
    • Irrigation brought water to the soil
  • 11. A
    • And the Sumerians were able to grow barley
  • 12. THE END
    • By Andrew Redmond
    • With assistance from Graham and Ms. Jack

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