This is a great project to finish your unit on Mesopotamia with. Students work in groups to create The Ancient Times, a newspaper that will discuss information learned in the unit.
Activities are highly differentiated and include:
-News Articles with open ended headlines (for strong writers)
-Comic Strips with a variety of topics(for the artists)
-Advertisements with a variety of topics (for the creative and business like students)
-Weather forecast (great for low level students)
This newspaper project comes with an instruction sheet for students to help them plan out who's going to do what. It also comes with a page for each student to begin planning based on the task they chose.
-Group rubric for overall presentation of newspaper
-Rubric for advertisements
-Rubric for comic strip
-Rubric for news article