Day 2

The Epic of Gilgamesh Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    City of Uruk

    Kind of Activity:

    Artistic Response


    Students will be able to create a visual representation of the city of Uruk, as it would have appeared in Gilgamesh's time, and present their pieces to the class.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.6, Literacy.CCRA.W.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.2


    Gilgamesh was king of Uruk, the largest and most cosmopolitan city in the world during its time. In this activity students will to learn more about Uruk and create their own visual representations of the city, based on their research.

    Have students conduct research to learn what a typical day in...

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