Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the specific task, purpose, and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and overreliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation.
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Strand: Writing Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects
Climate change has a multitude of effects, one being the acidification of our oceans. This lesson explains why oceans acidify as human release carbon dioxide into the atmosphere and describes the effects of mild pH change on the ocean’s inhabitants. Students perform three tasks related to the topic through a “Tic Tac Toe Choice Board.”
Climate change has a multitude of effects, one being the increase in sea level. This lesson explains why sea levels are rising, explains the impacts on coastal communities, and explores some of the laws that could be making the situation worse. Students perform three tasks related to the topic through a “Tic Tac Toe Choice Board.”
This lesson focuses on the drafting of the Declaration of Independence in June of 1776 in Philadelphia. Students will analyze primary source documents, making comparisons between first and final drafts of the Declaration of Independence. The students will analyze and evaluate the significance of the differences in wording and the impact on modern government.