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Waste Not, Want Not

Discuss the causes and effects of droughts with this New York Times instructional activity. Middle schoolers read the article "New to Being Dry, the South Struggles to Adapt," and discuss the possible solutions for water waste. They prepare public information campaigns to raise awareness about water conservation in their community. Use this instructional activity to address how an author of informational text addresses opposing viewpoints.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 12th
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Research
Year
2007
Usage Permissions
Fine Print
Included Materials
  • Vocabulary