Do You Care If Earth Is Getting Warmer?

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Is it hot in here, or is that just climate change? With the close reading activity, scholars peruse three chosen articles about global warming. As they read, pupils digitally annotate the text to explore the causes and effects of the current climate crisis. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have small groups discuss their responses to the essential question 
  • Ask individuals to write an essay on the causes and effects of global warming using what they learned 
Classroom Considerations

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Pros

  • Includes a variety of articles from which to choose
  • Easy to adjust the reading levels of each text
Cons

  • Lesson contains some grammatical errors
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