How long will it take your students to canoe over 4000 miles of one of the world's most dangerous rivers? Will they be able to carry enough supplies in their canoes? This lesson integrating reading, geography, and word problems by David Cooper will help your students become legendary adventurers!
Adventure On The Nile addresses the following Mathematics and Literacy In History/Social Studies Common Core Standards: 6.EE.2, 6.EE.6, 6.EE.7, 6-8.RH.2, 6-8RH.4, and 6-8RH.10.
This activity is suitable for grades 6 through 8 and includes teacher directions, a list of online references for student and teacher use, an informational reading with corresponding comprehension and extension questions, 5 word problems, a graphic representation (illustration) activity, and complete answer keys.
Pdf and modifiable .doc versions of Adventure On The Nile are included in this .zip file.