This 12 article set includes articles about: Africa, Egypt, Greece, India, Prehistory and Rome.
Students practice their literacy skills by engaging with interesting texts and content related to social studies issues. For example, students read about the Rwandan genocide, then engage in post-reading discussions of why the world sat by. In another article, students learn to challenge text that are presented to them (ex: how Alexander of Macedonia is almost always depicted as "Alexander the Great" in textbooks)
Included with all 12 articles: discussion questions, talking points, sample notes strategies and a bibliography.