• Locate the area known as Mesopotamia on a world map or globe and identify it as a part of Asia
• Explain the importance of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers and canals to support farming and the development of the city of Babylon
• Describe the city of Babylon and the Hanging Gardens
• Explain the ways in which a leader is important to the
• development of a civilization
• Identify Mesopotamia as the “Cradle of Civilization”
• Describe key components of a civilization
• Describe how a civilization evolves and changes over time
The Read-Aloud Anthology contains background information and resources that the teacher will need to implement the Domain, including an alignment chart for the domain to the Common Core State Standards; an introduction to the domain including necessary background information used in teaching, a list of domain components, a core vocabulary list for the domain, and planning aids and resources.
The Flip Book contains three sections:
1. The Tell It Again! Flip Book, which contains images that accompany the Read-Aloud Anthology, presented in sequential order;
2. The Tell It Again! Posters, which may be cut out and displayed on the classroom wall for the duration of the domain; and
3. The Tell It Again! Multiple Meaning Word Posters, which likewise may be cut out and displayed on the classroom wall for the duration of the domain.
The Image Cards contain of a set of 12 images on cards, used for extension activities in Listening & Learning strand lessons.
This Supplemental Guide is designed as a companion to the Read-Aloud Anthology for the domain. The Supplemental Guide is intended to be used by general education teachers, reading specialists, English as a Second Language (ESL), and special education teachers, as well as teachers seeking an additional resource for classroom activities.
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From EngageNY.org of the New York State Education Department. Grade 1 ELA Domain 4: Early World Civilizations.
Available from engageny.org/resource/grade-1-ela-domain-4-early-world-civilizations; accessed 2015-05-29.
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