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Life of a Coral Reef Fish

Lesson Plan Overview

To synthesize a lesson on coral reefs, students write first person narratives as though they were reef organisms including their daily lives and the threats facing themselves and their communities.

Source COSEE – Central Gulf of Mexico
Subjects Earth Science Language Arts Life Science
Grades 6-8

Literacy Principles:

OLP#5: The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.OLP#6: The ocean and humans are inextricably interconnected.

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