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143 reviewed resources for hurricane katrina

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The Gulf Coast Region: Georgraphy, Demographics and the Effects of Hurricane Katrina

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research Hurricane Katrina and create a Cause and Effect graphic organizer or a Chain of Events graphic organizer.
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Victims of Geography

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Students examine the toll taken on New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina. In this current events lesson, students visit selected websites to discover details about the geography of the city and the hurricane itself. 
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Nick News Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Young scholars understand the causes of the devastation in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast States. They perceive the ways that children in the region are coping with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
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Hurricane Hits In The United States

For Teachers 6th - 9th
In this hurricane hits in the United States worksheet, young scholars view and discuss the map that shows where 165 hurricanes have hit the United States from 1900-2000. Students answer six comprehension questions associated with the map.
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The Rhetoric of Katrina

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students read various articles about Hurricane Katrina. They identify the rhetorical strategies in the articles using to establish the author's point of view. They compare and contrast types of rhetoric found in the articles.
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Reading: After the Hurricane

For Students 4th - 5th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read about hurricane Katrina. Students read a passage and answer ten true and false questions about what they read.
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Lesson 4: Back to School

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Based on your current level of human capital, how long would it take you to earn $1,000,000? What about your potential human capital? Learners explore the importance of education and experience when entering the workforce, and compare...
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In the Eye of the Storms

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders study the major hurricanes of the Atlantic Ocean. In this weather instructional activity, 10th graders read an article and answer various questions. Students discuss their findings with their classmates.
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Adopted Dog Goes Home

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the pet victims of Hurricane Katrina. After reading a story about one dog who was misplaced, they write about the situation and their reactions to it. They share their reactions to the class and discuss other possible...
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Kids Collect LEGOs for New Orleans

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students read and discuss a news article about children that collected 1.5 million LEGO bricks for kids in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. They complete a fill-in-the blank activity, answer article comprehension questions, solve...
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Katrina Case Study: Watershed

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners explore the importance of the coastal wetlands. In this environmental lesson, students observe a model of wetland transformation over time. They discuss what changes occur in the wetlands and how hurricanes can affect the...
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Hurricane Katrina Relief

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars create a song about philanthropy. They work together to develop a list of ways to donate money. They choose an aid organization which helped victims of Hurricane Katrina to receive their donation. They reflect on their...
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Disaster Talk

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students design new devices to help victims of natural disaster communicate with rescue workers, government, media and loved ones. For homework, they write proposals promoting their technology.
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Natural Disasters

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students, in groups, research the problems that occurred in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and how the government could have been better prepared. They develop a useable plan for how the government could better prepare for such...
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Tikkun Olam: Charting Your Course

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students explore the concept of Tikkun Olam in relation to Hurricane Katrina and efforts to help others. They read documents related to the Jewish response to Hurricane Katrina and discuss ways they can help rebuild. Working in small...
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Hurricane Katrina Relief

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research philanthropic organizations that helped after Hurricane Katrina. They organize a collection drive to contribute to the nonprofit organization. They reflect on their efforts.
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Project Playhouse

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read about Kent State's ongoing support for Hurricane Katrina victims by building and auctioning off playhouses for children. They create an ad for the playhouses, including a headline and some copy (words) plus visuals that...
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When Disaster Strikes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the ways major industries are affected by and respond to natural disaster. They interview local representatives of these industries on how they prepare for and manage such disasters.
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Economy puzzle

For Students 6th - 12th
In this economy word search learning exercise, students locate the 17 terms that have to do with the United States economy in the word puzzle.
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Hurricane Katrina Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students write poems about the effects of a storm. Students study on what it might be like to be excavated. Students explore on how to revise and re-draft their work. Students construct a poem from words and phrases prompted by a picture.
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On the Gulf: Coastlines in Danger

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study the Mississippi Rover and how it has changed over time.  In this environment lesson students research and summarize things about the ecosystem of the river. 
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Disaster Relief - Power, Generosity and Leadership

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson plan, students discover philanthropy's role in 4 economic sectors. Middle schoolers examine how organizations responded to the Hurricane Katrina...
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Words in the News: New Orleans Job Losses

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners discuss what they know about Hurricane Katrina and the city of New Orleans. In groups, they use they match the new vocabulary words to their definitions. They read an article about Hurricane Katrina and answer questions.
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The Cay: A Packet for Teachers

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Andrew, Katrina, Irene. Recognize these names? They are all retired hurricane names. Investigating why these storm names were retired is just one activity in a 33-page packet designed to be used in conjunction with a study of The...

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