|Subject Area||ELA/Social Studies|
|Unit of Instruction||Earth Day/Florida During WWII|
SS.A.7.1 Describe the causes and effects of the 1920s Florida land boom and bust.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
-“Your Recycle House” article from ReadWorks: Students will read the article and answer comprehension questions.
-Students will write an informative essay on how to create a home from recycled materials.
-Students will design their own recycled home.
-BrainPOP Jr. videos: “Earth”, “Natural Resources”, “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”, “Extinct and Endangered Species”
-Students will select an endangered species to research. They will then plan and write an informative essay about that animal including information about the animal’s habitat, diet, and what is threatening that particular animal. Students may also provide a visual aide for their project such as a PowerPoint presentation or poster.
-FSA Preparation Workshops
-Read and Respond
“Florida During World War II” article will be read and discussed. Students will answer text-based questions.
-BrainPOP videos: “World War I”, “World War II”, “World War II Causes”
Homework (Monday-Thursday): Read and Respond
Spelling test on Friday, April 26th