Title Wetlands:  Why Are They Endangered?
Lesson Description  In this lesson, students will learn the damaging effects of human environment interaction on the wetlands. They will also learn why it is important to preserve the wetlands through reading environmental articles, note taking, and writing an expository essay.
Author Barbara Stout
Grade Levels 8 and High School
Duration 3 class periods

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Wetlands and People Article

Status and Trends Article

Note Taking Chart

Ideas and Content 6 Point Rubric

6 Traits Writing Rubric
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