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Florida's Everglades: The River of Grass

In this self-paced literacy lesson, students learn how the physical conditions of the Everglades, a set of ecosystems in southern Florida, support a wide variety of life. They also learn about the effects that changing conditions can have on this unique environment and its inhabitants. Students develop their literacy skills as they explore a science focus on how physical conditions, living things, and habitats are connected. During this process, they read informational text, learn and practice vocabulary words, and explore content through a video and interactive activities. When they are finished, students select and complete a writing assignment offline.

Learning Resource Details

Resource Type: 
Lesson Plan
P-12 Grade Levels: 
6th - 8th Grades
P-12 Topic Areas: 
Language Arts


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Common Core: StateELA7W2b
This resource is available to: Public