Read the passage from Sugar Changed the World
How does the heading serve the authors’ purpose?
THE AGE OF HONEY
O It lets the reader know that the authors are going to
There was a time before sugar, when those white
describe how honey relates to the story of sugar.
grains that melt on your tongue did not exist anywhere
• It suggests that the authors think that honey is more
on earth. Historians speak of the Iron Age, the Bronze
important because it was used before sugar.
Age-metals that were used in weapons and tools. But
we could just as well speak of the first several thousand
O It informs the reader that the authors are going to
talk about many different types of sweeteners.
years of human history as the Age of Honey.
O It reveals that the authors will focus on how honey i
made and why it is still a popular sweetener.