Words in the Wild: Vocabulary Strategies


Resource ID#: 148687 Primary Type: Tutorial




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Subject(s): Science, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Suggested Technology: Computer for Presenter, Internet Connection, Speakers/Headphones, Adobe Flash Player, Smart Phone/Tablet
Instructional Time: 20 Minute(s)
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Keywords: Vocabulary, Context Clues, Wolves, Yellowstone, Dictionary, Terms
Instructional Component Type(s): Tutorial Professional Development
Resource Collection: Original Teacher Tutorials

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In the Valley of Wolves: Reintroduction of the Wolves:

This informational text resource is intended to support reading in the content area. The reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone has resulted in many changes in the ecosystem. Before the wolves were reintroduced, large elk populations destroyed aspen and willow trees, preventing their reproduction. Since wolves were reintroduced, elk have had to change their browsing behavior, allowing some vegetation to recover in certain areas. This has affected many other species, including beavers, birds, fish and insects.

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