Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water Fun Activities

Marc Reisner
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 126 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Dam Formation

Give students the opportunity to prepare a presentation for the class illustrating the elements that go into the making of a dam. Students may choose to make a model dam or develop a video presentation from documentaries.

News Article

Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article involving some aspect of the text and bring it to class. They will present it in front of the class and explain why it relates to the text or persons.

Visit a Dam or Reservoir

Give students the opportunity to take a brief field trip to a local dam facility. Students should discuss how the workings of the dam apply to the book.

Draw a Person from the Book

Have students draw their interpretation of a person from the text.

Ecological Studies

Students should research the author’s assertions from the book and research to find...

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