Central Question: Which sources are most reliable for learning about the dodecahedron?

The Pantheon, Rome, Italy. From the Library of Congress.

Ancient World History Investigation 1

Students are introduced to critique style argument writing as they consider how perspective may influence historians’ use of evidence. After reading and analyzing a collection of modified sources, students will use evidence and reasoning to critique sources teachers are planning to use in a lesson about the dodecahedron.

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Student Materials

Materials Accommodated for Language Learners
Note: The Spanish investigations are from earlier work and do not match other versions of this investigation at this time.


Standards Alignment

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Literacy in History/Social Studies CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.1, 6-8.2, 6-8.6, 6-8.7, 6-8.8, 6-8.9 ELA Reading: Informational Text CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.7.1-7.6, 7.8-7.10 ELA Writing CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.7.1, 7.4-7.5, 7.7-7.10. ELA Speaking & Listening CSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.7.1-7.3
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Dimension 1: D1.2.6-8, D1.3.6-8., D1.5.6-8 Dimension 2: D2.His.1.6-8-D2.His.6.6-8., D2.His.9.6-8, D2.His.10.6-8, D2.His.13.6-8 Dimension 3: D3.1.6-8.-D3.4.6-8 Dimension 4: D4.1.6-8-D4.5.6-8.

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