Reflection: Student Led Inquiry Are Elephants Headed for Extinction - Section 4: Closure


This lesson allows students to provide answers for themselves as they pose and answer pertinent questions about whether elephants are headed for extinction.  It exposed students to great Tier 2 vocabulary terms such as national park, poachers, smuggled, and authorities.  The lesson explores the Ivory War occurring in Africa and promotes global competencies in students. Several of our African students share that they have had personal experiences being up close to endangered animals in Africa.  They confirm that many African elephants are being killed in Africa and should, indeed, be on the endangered species list. 

  Threat of Survival
  Student Led Inquiry: Threat of Survival
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Are Elephants Headed for Extinction

Unit 1: Endangered Animals
Lesson 2 of 5

Objective: SWBAT identify factors that are contributing to the threat of survival of African elephants.

Big Idea: Students identify contributing factors to the threat of survival of African elephants.

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