Lesson 1 (from Chapter I)
Chapter I gives background and historical information about the Everglades. This lesson will discuss the location of the Everglades, as well as details of the Everglades.
Class Discussion: Describe the Everglades.
Small Group Activity: How might this information be important for the rest of the book? What does it reveal about the author?
Class Discussion: Discuss the students' responses. Create a KWL chart listing what the students know and want to know about the Everglades. As the students gain more information, have them add it to the chart.
Individual Activity: Choose a section of this chapter to research further.
Class Discussion: Share and compare the researched information.
Homework: What is the purpose of this chapter?
Lesson 2 (from Chapter I)
Chapter I shows how the Everglades are unique. This lesson will discuss the purpose of this section and how the Everglades compare to other regions in the U...
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