Informational (nonfiction), 1,448 words, Level Z (Grade 5), Lexile 970L
Although humans have existed for nearly two hundred thousand years, they did not form civilizations until relatively recently. One of the most fascinating and earliest examples of a civilization is that of ancient Mesopotamia. Ancient Mesopotamia offers a detailed look at the history and influence of this fertile part of the world. The book can also be used to teach students how to make inferences and draw conclusions as well as to identify adjectives. The book and lesson are also available for levels W and Z1.
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Standard Graphic Book
Teach the Objectives
Summarize to understand text
Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions : Make inferences and draw conclusions
Grammar and Mechanics
Adjectives : Recognize and use adjectives
Content Vocabulary : Identify and use content vocabulary
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class