In my history class, we are doing presentations about various subjects from ancient societies. My subject is Cuneiform. I have to also have a speech that goes a long with the PowerPoint that at least lasts around 4-5 minutes. The topics of the power point are:
Definitions and other important terms
Outline the uses of the tablets and in the next slide show some images of cuneiform writing
Changes in writing form
Give details on how writing changed from other form to cuneiform and then from cuneiform to the current way of writing.
Cuneiform and community
Show relationship between the form of writing and the aspects of community you can shows images of cuneiform showing aspects of community
Cuneiform and religion
Show how cuneiform was related to religion
What are ideographs- include an image
This is a term that was used them. It is just an example. You can use other terms that were used then.
Writing in relation to economics
The earliest form of writing started with economics
It was a record that was done between two parties to show record of 3000 acres of land
Cuneiform and family
Show images of family and give details on how cuneiform contributed to growth of families
Slide 9, 10, 11 and 12
Cuneiform and politics or artistic or conflicts or technology each attaching images
Please site references in last slide in MLA format
Also include pictures too with the slides
You can do this ether on PowerPoint or google docs and share it with me.
It would be a great if anyone could help out