[teacherartexchange] Cuneiform - interdisciplinary activity (Ancient Middle East)
Dear Art Educators,
I know some of you like to work interdisciplinary with core subjects.
In my area, sixth graders learn about Ancient Middle East in social
Here is site where students can see their initials in cuneiform:
Sumerians invented this form of writing in Mesopotamia
An explanation how it was developed:
Here is a short essay on cuneiform:
You could provide some clay and some wood scratch sticks for students
to use in social studies.
My students made cylinder seals and stamps to use to decorate borders
on clay plates that framed foil tooling:
Middle Eastern design motifs served as inspiration for the foil tooling.
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