Preparing for a disaster

Preparing for a disaster

Some disasters cannot be stopped. These disasters include earthquakes and tornadoes. However, there are actions that individuals can take to best prepare for and survive these disasters when they occur.\n\n\n<br><br>\n<i><u>Earthquake Shakes (Text 2: Investigation)</u> -- This text is part of an Investigation Set that explores the characteristics of earthquakes and how we prepare for them. In this text, the author describes specific steps that should be taken if a natural disaster, specifically an earthquake or tornado, occurs. As students read, they should analyze how our understanding of these disasters influences the actions we take to prepare for and deal with them.\n<br><br>\n<a href="https:/

Megan Mcgibney
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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What actions should people take to be safer during natural disasters like earthquakes and tornadoes?
STANDARDS:
RST.2 - Main Ideas, RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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