Content Standards orGLCE’s (state or district)
S.DS.06.01 Engage in interactive,extended discourse to sociallyconstruct meaning
(e.g., book clubs, literature circles,partnerships, or other conversationprotocols).R.IT.06.02 Analyze organizationalpatterns.R.IT.06.03 Explain how authorsuse text features to enhance theunderstanding of central, key, andsupporting ideas
(e.g., footnotes, bibliographies,introductions, summaries,conclusions, appendices).
Students will be able to:
Go back to the text in order to choose 5 words that(in their opinion) best describe/synthesize theinformation in this chapter about ancient Egyptiansociety. Be able to place one of these wordswithin the context of the pyramid representationand explain their ideas.
- Write 5 key words to describe ancient Egyptiansociety on an index card.- Choose one interesting/important word andexplain how/where it fits into the pyramidrepresentation.
- Assess student comprehension of the materialthrough strategic queries throughout the textand after-text discussion.- Collect index cards.- Compile ideas into poster.
About 1 hour
Index cards, pens/pencils, poster board and markers for pyramid poster
Created by Katrin Oddleifson Robertson and Shannon Kurtz McGrath, 20102