Using ancient Roman laws, students will explore and enhance their reading and writing skills. Before students read an adapted version of The Twelve Tables, they will engage in a variety of activities that will provide background knowledge for the text. The first five pages of this mini-unit consists of the following activities:
Think It Over
Write It Out
Survey the Text & Predict
As you Read - Mark it Up
Write (main ideas)
Write (one paragraph description)
Included in the last four pages is the adapted excerpt of The Twelve Tables.