Close Reading Scaffolding- the Reading Entry:
-Guiding Text-Dependent Questions and Student-Generated Questions: Mesopotamia is known as the land between two ________. They invented and used a system of math based on the number ______.
-Text Under Discussion: "Ancient Mesopotamia"
-Vocabulary: Mesopotamia, Sumer, Agricultural, Sumerians, Cuneiform, Pictographs, Tablets, Library of Nineveh, The Epic of Gilgamesh, Babylonians, & Assyrians.
-Follow-up Questions base on the following Language Arts Standards:
LA.188.8.131.52.: Author’s Purpose
LA.184.108.40.206: Main Idea
LA.220.127.116.11 Context Clues
LA.18.104.22.168: Text Features