One grade level creates cuneiform tablets using the sites below and the
initials of their name pressed into a piece of clay. For the
stylus/writing tool we use 'old' pyrometric cones, which create that
long triangular shape quite nicely. 'Old' because the kiln I use now is
digital, automatic, etc. We add holes at the top for hanging.
From: Judy Decker [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2006 8:08 AM
To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
Subject: [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