Tangled Text: Assessing Written Forms of Communication Around the World


  • Aug 25 2010 11:25 PM

    John Garrett



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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students come to understand the importance of written systems of communication. They then select one such system and create "How It Works" posters about it.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: World History, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Geography, English-Language Arts


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning; Brainstorming; Discussions; Hands-on Learning