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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. For this current events lesson, 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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Resource Details

Grade
2nd - 6th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Research
1 more...
Year
2008
Included Materials
  • Vocabulary