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Teaching 'Cajun Navy' rescuers in Hurricane Harvey show vital role of volunteer boats

'Cajun Navy' rescuers in Hurricane Harvey show vital role of volunteer boats

Ad hoc boat rescues have become critical parts of disaster response efforts, a trend first responders have officially embraced.\n<br><br>\n<u><i>Hurricanes: Risks & Resilience (Text 3)</u> -- This text is part of a Knowledge Set exploring the impacts of hurricanes and how ordinary people and governments can work together to rebuild after natural disasters. As students read this article, they will learn how local citizens can support disaster relief efforts and will analyze evidence regarding the impact of these volunteers. Encourage students to summarize the author's argument and key ideas.</i>\n<br><br>\n<a href="https://files.activelylearn.com/Teaching%20Guides/Teaching%20Guide%20Hur

James Kendra
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Is it more important to have a structured, planned response for disasters or to be flexible and open to accepting help from a variety of sources?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.8 - Evaluate Argument

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,4
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