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Writing for Wild

Students will interpret and observe the natural world through their own words and by using figurative language.

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Great Lakes Literacy Principles:
5. The Great Lakes support a broad diversity of life and ecosystems.


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Pourquoi Tales

Students will explore folklore and then write their own pourquoi tale. There are two curricula that are very similar. One has a section where students can create illustrations.

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Great Lakes Literacy Principles:
6. The Great Lakes and humans in their watersheds are inextricably interconnected.
8. The Great Lakes are socially, economically, and environmentally significant to the region, the nation and the planet.


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Nature Idiom Lesson

Students will interpret and observe the natural world using figurative language. Students will then create a nature idiom PowerPoint with complete sentences to discuss the origin and meaning of nature idioms.

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Great Lakes Literacy Principles:
8. The Great Lakes are socially, economically, and environmentally significant to the region, the nation and the planet.


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Great Lakes Region Mysteries and Unexplained Events Lesson

Students will explore mysteries and unexplained events in the Great Lakes region. They will identify facts/evidence and be able to tell what is credible or not in order to create a brochure using the facts/evidence.

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Great Lakes Literacy Principles:
1. The Great Lakes, bodies of fresh water with many features, are connected to each other and to the world ocean.
7. Much remains to be learned about the Great Lakes.


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