Afraid of the Water

This Afraid of the Water writing prompt also includes:

Learn about the reaction of one man in particular to the devastating tsunami of December 2004. Pupils read a one-page article about coming back after a disaster and respond to questions about the content of the reading and the structure of the writing. Writing prompts are included, as is vocabulary.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • This cross-curricular activity could be use in an ELA, social studies, or science classroom
  • Enrich the reading experience by requiring individuals to mark the text
Classroom Considerations

  • The entire document is in vivid color, which is beautiful, but may prove to be an issue when making individual copies
Common Core