An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.
Includes five nonfiction text structure passages and graphic organizers based on natural disasters! - Earthquakes (Cause and Effect) - Wildfires (Sequence) - Tornadoes and Hurricanes (Compare and Contrast) - Tsunamis (Problem and Solution) - Blizzards (Description)
Report Outline: Can be used to give to each student. Assignment can be for each student to research a weather pattern or disaster, such as tornadoes hurricanes or floods, and complete this research outline on it. Also a good way to integrate technology, by giving students computer time in class to do the research. AMS