Ancient Rome

Lesson 14 - Writing

Objective

Write multiple sentences using the conjunctions "because," "but," and "so" to explain what life was like in Ancient Rome. 

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Eye Wonder: Ancient Rome 

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Target Task

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Writing Prompt

Finish the following sentences based on what you learned from the text Ancient Rome. 

  • Life in Ancient Rome had a lot in common with life today, but
  • Life in Ancient Rome had a lot in common with life today because
  • Life in Ancient Rome had a lot in common with life today, so 

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Common Core Standards

  • L.3.1.f — Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.

  • L.3.1.h — Use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

  • L.3.1.i — Produce simple, compound, and complex sentences.

  • RI.3.3 — Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

Spiral Standards

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W.3.10