Reflection: Performance Tasks An Examination of Causes and Effects of Rising Sea Levels Around the World - Section 3: Collaborative Partner Work


Through the performance task of creating written summaries using the online interactive computer program Voki, my students are synthesizing information from multiple texts - the Brainpop video as text, the Scholastic News article as text, the list of 10 things we can do to stop global warming.  This is really a CCSS aligned lesson because it requires students to integrate knowledge from three texts for write and speak knowledgeably about the subject of global warming.

  Synthesizing Information
  Performance Tasks: Synthesizing Information
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An Examination of Causes and Effects of Rising Sea Levels Around the World

Unit 11: The Weather and Climate Around Us
Lesson 1 of 8

Objective: SWBAT determine causes of rising sea levels around the world and the effects on coastal communities.

Big Idea: Students read a Scholastic News article, "Deep Trouble," to examine the causes and effects of rising sea levels around the world.

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