WHAT WE DID: 3/22

  • ENGLISH 7, 8, & HONORS 8
    • ARTICLE OF THE WEEK: CORAL REEFS OF THE WORLD
      • SMALL GROUPS TO ANSWER QUESTIONS.
      • DUE FRIDAY, MARCH 24TH, IF NOT DONE IN CLASS 
          1. Describe at least four reasons for what has caused the “full-blown ecological catastrophe” to reefs across the globe. Use a complete sentence for each reason. Cite textual evidence for each.
          2. What are at least three purposes reefs provide to the planet? Use a complete sentence for each purpose. Cite textual evidence for each.
          3. Predict the outcome for the planet if the reefs cannot be rescued. Give at least three examples to support. Use a complete sentence for each outcome. Cite textual evidence for each.
          4. Choose one statistic from the article, cite it, and explain why it is significant.
          5. Summarize this article. Include a topic sentence that contains the title, author, source, and thesis statement. Include key details for your supporting sentences.
          6. What facts from the article would you select to support the concept of the dying coral reefs? Cite textual evidence for your answer.
          7. What can conclusions can you draw based the increased water temperature?
          8. Create a slogan to help raise awareness of the plight of the coral reefs.
          9. Using the information in the article, create a cause and effect chart illustrating why and how the coral reefs are being impacted by warmer water.
          10. What is one unanswered question you have after reading this article?

MARCH 22ND IS NATIONAL GOOF-OFF DAY!

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