Drought Threatens Huge Man-Made Lake

Students locate Lake Mead, then read a news article about Lake Mead drying up and how that would effect water and power supplies to the region. In this current events lesson plan, the teacher introduces the article with a map and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and participate in a think-pair-share discussion. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.

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Grade
2nd - 6th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Research
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Year
2008
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