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Chapter 5.3 People's Effect on the Environment

Objectives

  1. Investigate how first-level economic activities affect the environment.
  2. Explore how second- and third-level economic activities affect the environment.
  3. Learn how to identify implied main ideas.

Guided Instruction

Point out the Target Reading Skill: identifying implied main ideas. Tell students that identifying implied main ideas can help them to remember what they read.

Model identifying implied main ideas by reading the first paragraph on p. 132. Think aloud as you read to show how you arrived at the main idea. (There are many different sources of pollution.)

Guided Practice

Independent Practice

Guided Instruction

  1. Rally Read: First-Level Activities

Guided Practice

  1. What are two advantages of cutting down forests?
  2. What are two disadvantages of cutting down forests?
  3. What is one thing people can do to limit the negative effects of first-level activities?
  4. Why do you think it is important to limit the negative impact of first-level activities on the environment?

Independent Practice

  1. Graphic Organizer: People's Effect on the Environment

Guided Instruction

  1. Rally Read: Second- and Third-Level Activities (pp. 130-32)

Guided Practice

  1. Based on the information on p. 130, how to hybrid cars save fuel?
  2. What is the main idea of the first paragraph on p. 131? Write your answer as one sentence.
  3. Look at the picture on p. 131. How might this landscape have been different before it was shaped by industry?
  4. How is most land used in urban areas?
  5. How are people trying to reduce pollution?
  6. What environmental problems does recycling help to solve?
chapter_5.3_people_s_effect_on_the_environment.txt · Last modified: 2018/04/09 16:36 by john