New Zealand Announces Plan to Wipe Out Invasive Predators

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Resource ID#: 164437 Primary Type: Text Resource


General Information

Subject(s): Science, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 9, 10
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Keywords: invasive species, invasive predator, New Zealand, kiwi, endangered, kakapo, text complexity, informational text
Instructional Component Type(s): Text Resource
Resource Collection: STEM Reading Resources

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Lesson Plan

Wiping Out Invasive Predators in New Zealand:

In this lesson, students will read an article from National Geographic that discusses the plan of the New Zealand government to eliminate invasive predators from the country by 2050. The article further goes on to discuss the effects the predators have had on the native wildlife. This lesson is designed to support reading in the content area. The lesson plan includes a vocabulary handout, text-dependent questions, a writing prompt, answer keys, and a writing rubric. 

 

Type: Lesson Plan