Ancient Egypt: Nefertiti's Tomb

Summarizing Finding Queen Nefertiti’s Tomb - Day 2

Students will expand their understanding of the some recent discoveries of archaeologists. In this lesson students will apply evidence from an article about Queen Nefertiti To view and edit the full lesson open the PDF or .docx below. 

Curriculum Connections

  • Social Studies: Ancient Civilizations, Egypt, Archeology, Anthropology 

Newsela Article

Learning Objective

  • Today I am learning…to use key words and phrases to write a summary.
  • So I can…summarize an article authentically and avoid plagiarism.
  • I know I understand when…I can write a 1-2 paragraph summary of the article.
  • Students will be able to…write a summary of an article using keywords and phrases in the text.

Learning Standard

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.2
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.1
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.

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