An informational text article about the history of "The World's Oldest Piece", Zircon crystals, which date to approximately 4.4 billion years old. A great activity for studying ancient Earth, fossils, a supplement, extra credit, or substitute teaching plan anytime! This can be done as a web quest assignment using the site. The information is from History.com, the questions are mine. To make this assignment even more engaging, download my assignment "Author's Purpose". https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Authors-Purpose-Reading-Supplemental-Activity-no-prep-4198661
MS Word doc for easy editing.