Teacher Guide

The Epic of Gilgamesh Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

In the Day #1 activities, "Akkadian Pantheon," and "Gilgamesh Timeline," students are encouraged to perform research using online sources.

In the Day #2 activity "City of Uruk," students may use online sources to research the ancient city and to find digital images of it. They may also, depending upon the format they choose for their project, use digital imaging technology in the creation of their depiction of Uruk.

In the Day #3 activity "Gilgamesh as a Hollywood Epic," students are encouraged to create a short film of their own.

In the Day #4 activity "Uruk Daily News," students will use computer technology to print out a newspaper, or they will use video or internet technology to...

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