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Teaching The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers

The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers

One of the earliest civilizations in history began in Mesopotamia, which means “between two rivers.” The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers are two of the most important river systems in Western Asia. Both rivers begin in eastern Turkey. From there they flow into the Persian Gulf.

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Ancient History Encyclopedia

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Why was the Fertile Crescent the first place on the planet where humans formed a complex society?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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