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Study of the Rain Forest

Spark interest in a current issue while simultaneously developing a deep understanding of complex ideas. This excellent cross-disciplinary unit idea incorporates English and science in the study of the rain forest and the dangers facing it and its inhabitants. Through a series of authentic learning tasks including a research report, a poem, a travel brochure, a letter, and a puppet show, young scholars learn declarative knowledge about the rain forest while practicing procedural English skills.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 5th
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategies
Research
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