Warm Thoughts About the Cold

“What do you think life is like at the South Pole?” After responding to this journal prompt, class members read and discuss the New York Times article, “At South Pole, New Home for a New Era.” Using resources available from the Times’ website, young writers assume the persona of a “polie” and craft a memoir for their fictional South Pole resident incorporating facts gathered through research.

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Grade
6th - 11th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Research
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