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