ELA 5 & 6

Trimester 1
World Without Fish

Big Ideas:
Understanding diverse points of view hels us to live in an increasingly diverse society.
An author's culture, background, and purpose can affect the narrator's point of view.
Organisms and their environment have an interconnected relationship.
Human choices affect this relationship.

Guiding Questions:
How does an author develop the narrator's point of view and perspective?
How does an author's geographic ocation affect his perspective, and how is that perspective communicated through writing?
How does an author's urpose affect the narrator's point of view?
How do human acivities affect the balance of our ecosystem?

Using the book World Without Fish and Flush by Carl Hiassen students will look at the impact we have on our own and animal ecosystems.