Civilizations
Vocabulary
Documents & Monuments
Writing Tools
Who Am I?
100

This civilization used pictures and symbols in their writing. 

Egyptians

100

Producing words that can be read and understood by someone else


Writing

100

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100

A small tool used for writing or drawing. 

Stylus 

100

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200

This style of writing uses characters, not an alphabet. 

Chinese
200

A piece of written material that provides information.


Document 

200

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200

This style of writing is written in wet clay tablets. 

Cuneiform

200

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300

This civilization of great traders created an alphabet that was the start of modern writing. 

Phoenicians

300

A person who writes information down


Scribe

300

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300

This civilization painted hieroglyphics on pyramid walls. 

Egypt

300

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400

The languages of these two civilizations were carved into the Rosetta Stone. 

Egyptians and Greeks

400

Letters of a language that are arranged to make words.


Alphabet

400

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400

This civilization used turtle shells and ox bones instead of paper. 

Ancient China 

400

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500

This civilization created the first true alphabet because it added vowels. 

Greeks

500

The time before writing was invented


Prehistory 

500

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Freebie

500

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Freebie

500

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