Monday: Ecosystem vocabulary terms. Use this study guide to help and fill in the vocabulary term chart.
Two different points of view about wolves living in Yellowstone Park. Read the different articles and at first determine the "big idea" the author proposes. Next, read a second time and use the "close reading symbols" below to annotate the reading.
after taking close reading notes, work with a partner, share and compare notes with each other. Then answer this question using direct evidence from the text. "What are the differing points of view each author had about wolves belonging in Yellowstone National Park"?
Tuesday: Watch video on the impact wolves had made in Yellowstone National Park. Read an article written from a different point of view concerning the wolf population.
Finish your Two Column Notes and compare/contrast the two authors point of view.
Finish by completing the drawing with the bear by filling in suitable biotic and abiotic elements need for a suitable arrangement to survive. Use this chart as a guide.
Wednesday: Density dependent and density independent limiting factors.
Start by reading this useful vocabulary guide.
Assignment due Friday: Select a habitat from this website. It can be a river or stream, pond or lake, old growth forest, desert, mountain meadow, prairie, marsh. Compile the following lists of organisms that live in that particular habitat:
Assignment: Select one organism from you list and write a short story of about 300 words about how that organism survived when two limiting factors, of your choice, in their habitat changed for the worse. Include two illustrations.
Optional: Do same assignment but as a 10 frame cartoon strip.