Waste Not, Want Not

Discuss the causes and effects of droughts with this New York Times activity. Middle schoolers read the article "New to Being Dry, the South Struggles to Adapt," and discuss the possible solutions for water waste. They prepare public information campaigns to raise awareness about water conservation in their community. Use this activity to address how an author of informational text addresses opposing viewpoints.

6th - 12th English Language Arts 40 Views 314 Downloads
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Instructional Design
Research
Year
2007

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