Climate change and the need for green energy

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Learning Objective

Today I am learningabout the impact of climate change and the importance of green energy to reducing climate change.

I know I understand whenI am able to identify arguments for a changing climate and prepare a short statement on whether I support expanding alternative energy or not.

Students will be able toidentify the consequences of climate change, and apply this information to a formal argument about whether or not they support expanding alternative energy programs.

Learning Standard

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.9-10.1
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to the precise details of explanations or descriptions.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.9-10.2
Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; trace the text's explanation or depiction of a complex process, phenomenon, or concept; provide an accurate summary of the text.

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