Humanity’s Greatest Invention is a social studies-themed example of persuasive writing. It teaches students about basic persuasive writing techniques while also introducing them to Sumerian cuneiform writing. Students will learn why the author believes that writing is “the most important invention in history,” analyze the writer’s evidence, and express their own conclusions in writing.
This is just one of six passages included in A Journey to Mesopotamia. Not only do all six passages include comprehension questions and an answer sheet, but they are also differentiated at three different levels of difficulty to accommodate the needs of all the learners in your class! By purchasing, you’ll be supporting me in creating more awesome social studies resources.
The passage has ten standards-aligned questions that will ask students to demonstrate their comprehension, think critically, and analyze sources. It is the 4th of a 6-part series on Mesopotamia