Lesson Plan July 19, 2018
Climate Change Reporting [Selections for Grades K-12]
Questions to Evaluate Comprehension:
1) What details stick out to you from the text?
2) What is the main idea of the reporting?
Questions to Guide Text Analysis
1) What is the author's purpose? Support your response with details from the text.
2) Why do you think the author chose this structure for the reporting?
Making Local Connections to the Text:
1) How would you explain this reporting to someone in your community? What details would include and why?
2) How do the events, characters and themes of the reporting connect to you and your local community?
"Rwandan People and Mountain Gorillas Face Changing Climate Together" [Text]
June 27, 2018 | Mongabay
BY ELHAM SHABAHAT
"China's Surprising Solutions to Killer Air" [Text and Photo]
May 05, 2017 | National Geographic
BY BETH GARDINER
Whale Hunting in Alaska: Point Hope, the Village Caught between Tradition and Climate Change [Text and Photo]
July 16, 2015 | The Guardian
BY JULIA O'MALLEY
"Surveying Texas's Post-Hurricane Harvey Landscape, with a Camera and a Four-Seat Plane" [Text and Photo]
November 10, 2017 | The New Yorker
BY DAN GROSSMAN AND ALEX MACLEAN
"Floating Hospitals Treat Those Affected by Rising Seas" [Text and Video]
March 07, 2017 | National Geographic
BY NIKITA SAMPATH
"Feeding a Hot, Hungry Planet" [Text and Photo]
May 24, 2017 | Scientific American
BY LISA PALMER
"How a Warmer Arctic Could Affect Extreme Weather" [Video and Text]
April 22, 2018 | Vox
BY ELI KINTISCH
"Wind Turbines or Reindeer: Do We Have to Choose?" [Audio and Text]
November 21, 2017 | PRI's The World
BY AMY MARTIN
"For Algeria's Struggling Herders, 'Drought Stops Everything'" [Text]
October 12, 2017 | Thomson Reuters Foundation
BY YASMIN BENDAAS