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A Message of Ancient Days

What Your Child is Learning in Unit 3, "Early Middle Eastern and African Civilizations"

In this unit, your child will learn how people in Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Cush used irrigation to meet the challenge of living in a dry climate, and how each developed strong social and political systems. He or she will also come to understand the problems of each civilization, and to see both the positive and negative aspects of a civilization.

Activities You Can Do at Home to Support Your Child's Learning

Chapter 6 Mesopotamia

Chapter 7 Ancient Egypt

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