Santa Cruz Island Restoration Narrative

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What would you be willing to do to save an animal from extinction? After re-viewing a video about the restoration of the Island Fox on Santa Cruz Island, individuals adopt the point of view of one of the key players in the debate and craft a narrative that details their stance on the problem. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have individuals investigate an endangered species, efforts being made to protect this creature, and identify actions they could take to support protection efforts
Classroom Considerations

  • Cass members should have experience crafting narratives
  • The activity is based on the assumption that writers have viewed the video from the first resource in the series, and participated in the previous lesson's debate
Pros

  • The 17-page packet includes a step-by-step plan, sentence frames for discussion, images, vocabulary exercises, worksheets, and extension suggestions
Cons

  • No rubric is included