Module 2A: Biodiversity in Rainforests of the Western-Hemisphere

Contributed By
UnboundEd
Subjects
English-Language Arts
Grades
Grade 5

Module 2A: Biodiversity in Rainforests of the Western-Hemisphere

Students focus on reading scientific and technical text as well as writing to inform and explain.

40 INSTRUCTIONAL DAYS (40 HOURS)


Description

This module—intended to be used in conjunction with a Social-Studies unit about Latin-America—features The Most Beautiful Roof in the World by Kathryn Lasky.

The Following Units Are Included within this Module:

  • Unit 1:  How Scientist Communicate About the Living Things
  • Unit 2:  The Most Beautiful Roof in the World / Work of Rainforest-Scientist Meg-Lowman
  • Unit 3:  Observing Nature, Conducting Research, and Creating a Field-Journal Entry

Lessons are organized under each unit.

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