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6 - 8 ELA - Reading: Informational Text 2

6 - 8 ELA - Reading:  Informational Text 2

  • Endangered Species
    • You are the new website designer for your local zoo!  Your first assignment is to create a website to inform visitors about endangered species.  Students will explore concepts related to language, informational text, literature, speaking & listening, and writing.
  • Sharing Our Waters
    • You work at the Channel Islands Marine Sanctuary.  A big vote is about to happen, and it is up to you to interview the stakeholders and figure out their viewpoints on the issue. Students will explore concepts related to language, informational text, literature, speaking & listening, and writing.
  • Biomes Book
    • Your cousin is having trouble understanding biomes, so you are going to help him out by creating a children's picture book about them!  Students will explore concepts related to language, informational text, literature, speaking & listening, and writing.

Testimonial

"Problem Based Learning is a staple in my teaching and you can see pieces of the methodology in almost everything I do. It's not a program or a panacea, but a method of teaching that gives every student valuable life-long skills." - Sam Walker, Technology Facilitator Morgan Elementary, 2010 NC Technology Educator of the Year