Directions for students to use close reading strategies to read information about democracy in Athens, Greece.
- a student worksheet with a reading and questions for students to complete
- teacher answer key
The student worksheet has content about ancient Athens and how their system of democracy worked. There is also information about how the democracy in ancient Athens compares to the democracy in American today.
The handout can be used without any preparation.
This handout gives students directions to closely read 6 paragraphs of information about democracy in Athens. Students are directed to underline, highlight and summarize each paragraph. Then students are asked 9 questions based off of the information in the reading.
Included is an answer key to the questions.