Reflection: ELL Students Exploring Oil - Section 2: Explore


I promote understanding of the process of transporting oil with a modification for the ELL students as well as the students with learning disabilities. Instead of asking the students to try and develop the system, I print the image and cut up the pictures.  I ask them to predict the steps of transporting oil by using/ordering the pictures.  This strategy allows these students the opportunity to use prepared visual images to support their learning. 

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Exploring Oil

Unit 5: Exploring Non-Renewable Energy Sources
Lesson 4 of 9

Objective: SWBAT explore how the uneven distribution of oil presents environmental challenges.

Big Idea: Oil is extracted from the Earth and transported to be refined, and transported yet again as fuel. This transportation has environmental effects.

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