Reflection: Student Grouping Sumer, the First Civilization of the Fertile Crescent - Section 1: Model


For this lesson, I assign students to work in mixed-ability groups of 3-4. The smaller size ensures that each voice will be heard and emphasizes the need for each person to contribute.

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Sumer, the First Civilization of the Fertile Crescent

Unit 7: The ELA and Social Studies Connection: Content-Area Literacy
Lesson 3 of 8

Objective: SWBAT integrate newly acquired content area vocabulary into speaking and writing.

Big Idea: Active learning strategies and a complex text: a winning combination!

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