This is a 1 page reading plus 1 page of questions. This reading examines the historical contributions of the Phoenicians and Hittites. Specifically it focuses on the Phoenician development of a maritime empire and their contribution of a modern alphabet, and on the Hittite development of iron and better chariots which allowed them to establish an empire in Anatolia. This is designed for middle school or high school students. The reading is visually appealing and broken into chunks. It can be used for classwork, homework, research or as a platform for projects. Questions are content based and designed to target essential content acquisition. This product is a Common Core aligned, short (one page), non-fiction reading with text dependent questions.
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