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Day 1: "Ancient Skeleton in Mexico Sheds Light on Kennewick Man"

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4/1
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4/2
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Today's lesson objective is for students to understand Jim Chatter's theory about the Kennewick Man. Students will need to know about the land mass that scientists believe linked Asia to Alaska about 17,000 years ago. Students should understand the concept of skull and facial bones forming a certain look that is similar to other people. This series of close reading lesson plans was created by a member of the 2015 Delaware Dream Team. Special Materials: Students will need a copy of the anchor text. World map.