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PROJECT BASED LEARNING (PBL): TOPIC: ON TARGET: REGIONS. WRITE A PROPOSAL ON HOW YOU AND YOUR GROUP WOULD GO THROUGH A PROCESS TO DECIDE WHICH REGION OF TEXAS YOU WOULD CHOOSE TO LIVE. EXPOSITORY WRITING MADE EASY. PROJECT BASED LEARNING (PBL): TOPIC : PRE-AP TEXAS WATER SHORTAGE.

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PROJECT BASED LEARNING (PBL): TOPIC: ON TARGET: REGIONS

WRITE A PROPOSAL ON HOW YOU AND YOUR GROUP WOULD GO THROUGH A PROCESS TO DECIDE WHICH REGION OF TEXAS YOU WOULD CHOOSE TO LIVE.

EXPOSITORY WRITING MADE EASY


PROJECT BASED LEARNING (PBL): TOPIC: PRE-AP TEXAS WATER SHORTAGE

WRITE A PROPOSAL ON HOW YOU OR YOUR GROUP COULD SOLVE THE CURRENT AND FUTURE WATER NEEDS OF TEXAS.

  • REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3 Paragraph Expository Essay

  • Create a Graph that supports your proposal.

  • Write a synopsis (summary) of two online articles that supports your proposal.

EXPOSITORY WRITING MADE EASY


WHAT IS FRACKING?

http://www.what-is-fracking.com/


  • TIP: TO LOCATE GRAPHS, GOOGLE : IMAGE: TEXAS DROUGHT GRAPHS AND TABLES, TEXAS WATER SHORTAGE GRAPHS AND TABLES, ETC.


  • TODAY YOU WILL BEGIN WORKING ON YOUR GRAPH

  • BASED ON YOU POSSIBLE SOLUTION AND CAUSES OF WATER SHORTAGES IN TEXAS, CREATE A GRAPH THAT SUPPORTS YOUR PBL ESSAY.

  • YOU MAY CREATE GRAPHS YOU SEE IN THIS POWERPOINT BUT YOU MAY NOT CUT AND PASTE.

  • BE SURE TO CITE YOU SOURCE WHICH I HAVE PROVIDED ON EACH SLIDE.

  • MAKE SURE YOU GRAPH IS ABOUT TEXAS. READ CAREFULLY.

http://www.ars.usda.gov/Main/docs.htm?docid=14130

PRE-AP PBL - DAY FOUR


SOURCEhttp://www.ars.usda.gov/Main/docs.htm?docid=14130


http://www.ars.usda.gov/Main/docs.htm?docid=14130


Texas drought conditions – 4/6/2010 – 4/5/2011

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The drought of 2011 may have been the canary in the coal mine of water security for Texas. That was the consensus of a panel of specialists at the 2012 Texas Water Summit hosted by the University of Texas at Austin’s Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science on Monday.

DROUGHT OF 2011


blog.chron.com


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PROJECT BASED LEARNING EXPOSITORY ESSAY

Q: WHAT IS EXPOSITORY WRITING?

A: (1) Expository writing is a type of writing, the purpose of which is to inform, explain, describe,

or

(2) define the author's subject to the reader.

(THIS IS WHY CITING YOUR SOURCES IS REQUIRED)

EXPOSITORY WRITING-SEE SENTENCE STARTERS IN BELOW SLIDES SPECIFIC TO YOUR PROJECT.


PARAGRAPH 1:

DESCRIBE THE METHOD FOR CHOOSING THE TEXAS REGION

YOU CHOSE TO PERSUADE PEOPLE TO COME LIVE IN!

LIST THREE REASONS FROM 3 OF THE 6 POWERPOINT SLIDES IN 1ST PARAGRAPH.

(CLIMATE, INDUSTRY, NATURAL VEGETATION, NATURAL RESOURCES, MAJOR CITIES)

SENTENCE STARTERS (IN YELLOW)


THIS PROPOSAL WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH THE CRITERIA AND METHOD USED FOR CHOOSING A REGION IN TEXAS TO LIVE IN.

EXAMPLES

CHOOSING THE BEST REGION TO SETTLE IN IN TEXAS CAN BE A DIFFICULT DECISION BECAUSE THEY ALL HAVE SO MUCH TO OFFER.

OUR PROPOSAL METHOD CHOOSING THREE OF THE MAIN REASONS PEOPLE WOULD CONSIDER WHEN MOVING TO A NEW STATE OR REGION. THEY ARE _________, ___________, AND __________________.

SENTENCE STARTER IDEAS.


1ST PARAGRAPH SENTENCE STARTERS


PARAGRAPH 2:

USING YOUR THREE CHOICES FROM THE SLIDES, DESCRIBE EACH IN THE 2ND PARAGRAPH.

PROVIDE DETAILS AND DESCRIPTIVE WORDS.

2ND PARAGRAPH

SENTENCE STARTERS FOR 2ND PARA. IN WHITE


  • THE _________________ REGION IS WELL KNOWN FOR ______________________________ (NAME OF STATE OR NATIONAL PARK, MUSEUM, CAPITAL OF STATE, BEACHES, MILD WEATHER (NAME SEVERAL).

  • USING THE METHOD OF IDENTIFYING THREE MAIN POINTS TO BASE OUR DECISION ON MADE IT EASIER TO CHOOSE OUR REGION. WE LEARNED HOW TO NARROW OUR FOCUS AND CONCENTRATE ON THE THREE MOST IMPORTANT POINTS THAT WOULD LEAD US TO CHOOSE A REGION.

SENTENCE STARTERS


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  • THIS IS A GREAT REGION TO LIVE IN BECAUSE …..

  • THIS REGION IS UNIQUE DUE TO ITS …..

  • THE CLIMATE IN THIS REGION IS AMAZING BECAUSE IT IS ….

    • DIFFERENT FROM SEASON TO SEASON, GREAT FOR GROWING CROPS, GREAT BEACH WEATHER DURING THE SUMMER ALONG THE COAST.

  • IF LIKE VISITING NATIONAL OR STATE PARKS, THIS REGIONS HAS _______________________ PARK

TOURISM WAS ALSO A MAJOR FACTOR IN THIS PROPOSAL BECAUSE THE ___________ REGION OFFERS MANY PLACES FOR TOURIST TO VISIT. THEY INCLUDE _______________ IN (CITY), _______________ IN (CITY), AND _______________ IN (CITY),

SENTENCE STARTER IDEAS!!!


USE PERSUASIVE VOCABULARY


SOME OF THE BEST LANDFORMS ARE LOCATED IN THE _________________ REGIONS. THEY INCLUDE _________________________ LOCATED NEAR (CITY).

MANY PEOPLE MAY CHOOSE TO LIVE IN A SPECIFIC REGIONS DUE TO THEIR JOBS. THE _____________ REGIONS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING INDUSTRIES: ___________________________________.

SENTENCE STARTER IDEAS!!!


STARTER SENTENCE IDEAS – 2ND PARAGRAPH


2ND PARAGRAPH (AKA FINAL PARAGRAPH

PERSUADE YOUR AUDIENCE THAT LIVING IN YOUR REGIONS WOULD BE THE BEST DECISION OF A LIFETIME

FINAL PARAGRAPH: PERSUADE YOUR AUDIENCE


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