Wild Wildlife: Exploring the Moral, Economic and Ecological Impacts of Animal Extinction

Comments

  • Sep 4 2010 7:54 AM

    Susanne Melton

     

    This resource was matched by a member of the Brokers of Expertise Standards Matching Team.
  • Aug 6 2010 2:32 PM

    MaryRose Lovgren

    This resource was matched by a member of the Brokers of Expertise Standards Matching Team.

Contributed By

  • Original Source:
    ReadWriteThink

    Conditions of Use:
    None Specified


Description

In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students investigate the moral, economic and ecological impacts of the extinction of various animal species. Students first assess how and why people support and refute actions that lead to the extinction of animals. They then examine how the wild tiger population has grown from near-extinction due to conservation efforts. Finally, after research on a specific animal currently near extinction, students defend the protection of that endangered species through a persuasive speech. Less

Learning Registry Activity

    Bookmarks

    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Reading Comprehension, Life Sciences, English-Language Arts, Oral Presentations, History-Social Science, Geography, Science

    Resource Pedagogy

    Resource Type/Classification:

    • Teacher Materials


    Tool for: Administrators, Parents, Teachers

    Tags/Keywords

    Instructional Strategy

    Grouping: Individual Instruction

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning