Leveled Texts for Social Studies: World Cultures Through Time

Leveled Texts for Social Studies: World Cultures Through Time

by Debra Housel

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Overview

Leveled Texts for Social Studies: World Cultures Through Time by Debra Housel

Climb aboard a time capsule for a trip around the globe and explore 15 different social studies texts with topics ranging from Mesopotamian empires to the Incas. Leveled Texts for Social Studies: World Cultures Through Time is an award-winning resource designed to help all students comprehend important historical people and events through high-interest social studies material written at four different reading levels. Each text is presented in a two-page format and complemented with comprehension questions written at each reading level. Give all students access to the curriculum and build content-area literacy skills with these seamlessly differentiated texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781425800833
Publisher: Shell Educational Publishing
Publication date: 04/16/2007
Series: Leveled Texts for Social Studies Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 9 - 17 Years

Table of Contents


Introduction
What Is Differentiation?     4
How to Differentiate Using This Product     5
General Information About the Student Populations     6
Special Education Students     6
English Language Learners     6
Regular Education Students     7
Gifted Education Students     8
Strategies for Using the Leveled Texts     9
Special Education Students     9
English Language Learners     13
Gifted Education Students     16
How to Use This Product     18
Readability Chart     18
Components of the Product     19
Tips for Managing the Product     20
Leveled Texts
Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent     21
More Mesopotamian Empires     29
Ancient Egypt     37
Rulers of Egypt     45
Ancient Greece     53
Greek City-States     61
The Mighty Roman Empire     69
The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire     77
Early India     85
Indian Rulers     93
Ancient China     101
More Chinese History     109
African History     117
Mesoamerican Empires     125
The Incredible Incas     133
Appendix
Resources     141
Works Cited     141
Image Sources     141
Contents of Teacher Resource CD     144

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