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Volcanic Eruption in Pompeii: Reading and Writing Focus

Volcanic Eruption in Pompeii: Reading and Writing Focus
Volcanic Eruption in Pompeii: Reading and Writing Focus
Volcanic Eruption in Pompeii: Reading and Writing Focus
Volcanic Eruption in Pompeii: Reading and Writing Focus
Product Description
This engaging powerpoint teaches students about the volcanic eruption in Pompeii and cumulates with a writing assignment.

Students will:
1. Read a description of the volcanic eruption by eye witness, Pliny the Younger.
2. Discuss key vocabulary terms.
3. Watch a 2 minute video clip about Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius and then complete a comprehension check.
4. Compose a letter describing the events on August 24, 79 A.D.

Vocabulary words:
erupt
destroy
buried
preserve
ash
Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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