Teacher Resources: Chapter 27

Writing Prompts

Opinion: Do you think your school is prepared for a natural disaster? Why or why not? Include evidence to support your claim, including details on procedures your school currently has in place in case of a disaster. Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.

Informative/explanatory: What effects do earthquakes and tsunamis have on populations and the natural world? In your response, name at least one earthquake or tsunami that occurred in the past hundred years and describe what the consequences of the natural disaster were. Gather information from print and digital sources. Develop the topic with facts and other information related to the topic.

Narrative: Narrate a real sequence of events about what steps you would take in the event of an earthquake, tsunami, or other natural disaster. Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.

Lesson Plans

Earthquake and Tsunami Demonstration

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