Gilgamesh: Man's First Story Fun Activities

Bernarda Bryson Shahn
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 113 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.

1. Epics

Research another epic. What makes it an epic? How does it compare to the epic of Gilgamesh?

2. Comparing Religions

Choose two religions, research their history and beliefs, and write a one-page comparison on these two religions.

3. Cult of Ishtar

What is the cult of Ishtar? How did it begin? How long did it last? Does it still exist in some form today?

4. Your Own Epic

Create your own epic. Keep in mind the definition of an epic. Your story must be at least one...

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