Nature’s Fury How do natural disasters affect people’s lives and our environment?

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Natures Fury How do natural disasters affect peoples lives and our environment?

Natures Fury

How do natural disasters affect peoples lives and our environment?

Karen BrisbaneUnit Portfolio Presentation

Unit SummaryNatural Disasters occur in our world daily. You will use organizational and graphic features to read and comprehend expository text on natural disasters. You will then research the natural disaster of your choice in order to create a digital report using music, graphic and organizational features, and words to present your disaster to the class.

Curriculum-Framing QuestionsEssential Question How do humans respond to events that are outside of their control?Unit QuestionsWhy do natural disasters occur?How do natural disasters impact us?How do I respond to unexpected events?

Curriculum Framing QuestionsContent QuestionsWhat are the graphic features of expository text?What are the organizational features of expository text?What happens to the environment as a result of natural disasters?What are some of the natural disasters that occur on earth?

Natures Fury Digital ReportThis project will help you develop 21st Century skills such as:

Collaboration with peers.Research on the Internet to find informationEvaluation of the accuracy and relevance of the information.Evaluation of the relevance of music and graphics to your topic.Composition/creation of a digital report to communicate your learning.

Gauging Student Needs AssessmentKWL Chart willdetermine your prior knowledgeestablish what you want to learnestablish your confidence at reading expository textdetermine your expository text interestsdefine what you have learned

Gauging Student Needs AssessmentPretest will determine your ability tolocate specific information using organizational features interpret information using graphic features Identify text features in various expository textsidentify signal and transitional words of expository textexamine the differences between organizational and graphic features

My Goals for the Courselocate specific information using text features, interpret information using graphic features of natural disasters. research a natural disaster, create a digital report, and present to classmatesidentify text features in adopted math, science, and social studies textidentify signal and transitional words of expository textexamine the differences between organizational and graphic featuresanalyze the impact of natural disasters on people and their environmentscreate an emergency response

Request for FeedbackOther activities to increase student comprehension of expository text

Works CitedImages from:annageog.blogspot.comworldproutassembly.orgparryloeffler.compersonalliberty.comspringtownship.comessc.psu.edued101.bu.edublogs.lawrence.edupugetsoundblogs.comusers.apex2000.net

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