Mayan Civilization Project: Newspaper About Culture and Daily Life

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This project gives students the opportunity to delve deep in to the culture of the Mayan civilization. As journalists, the task of your students is to capture the major issues and events of the era. While there is a lot of room for creativity and an opportunity for originality, students will base their information on historical evidence.

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•Explanation of each section (examples: title, news stories, interviews, advertisements and much more!)
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•12 newspaper templates

Skills gained from this assignment
☺Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
☺Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow.
☺Develop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
☺Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
☺Establish and maintain a formal style.
☺Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
☺Conduct short research projects to answer a question

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15
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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Mayan Civilization Project: Newspaper About Culture and Da
Mayan Civilization Project: Newspaper About Culture and Da
Mayan Civilization Project: Newspaper About Culture and Da
Mayan Civilization Project: Newspaper About Culture and Da
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