Hurricane Harvey is poised to hit Texas today, and it's not your average storm

Hurricane Harvey is poised to hit Texas today, and it's not your average storm

Hurricane Harvey will be the first major hurricane on American soil since 2005. \n<br></br><br></br>\n<u><i>Hurricanes: Risks & Resilience (Text 1)</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. This article introduces Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 storm that landed in southern Texas on August 25, 2017. Throughout the text the author describes the potential risks of major hurricanes and how scientists make predictions about extreme weather events. Encourage students to identify the author's purpose and details about the effects of previous hurricanes.</i>\n<br><br>\n<a

Kendra Pierre-Louis
Popular Science

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,1,3
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