This activity set includes both two page and three page option close reading with interesting visuals and key concepts for social science clearly stated. The Mesopotamia informational text has wide margins for annotation. It comes with an annotation guide.Key Common Core vocabulary for social sciences are bold throughout. The reading details the rise of Mesopotamia including: geography of the fertile crescent along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, achievements, the leadership of Hammurabi and king Sargon, trade, religious beliefs and gods, and social classes.
For an extra homework, or further processing students complete a reading analysis Common Core worksheet. It includes an answer key! As a further option a great key concept graphic organizer is included!
Have a great lesson!
Tony Pavlovich, Instructomania