We can’t wait for your students to dive into the paired texts in the February 2019 issue of Scope "The Fish That's Eating the World" and "Invasion of the Giant Goldfish." These two nonfiction texts explore two different invasive aquatic species: lionfish and goldfish. Both texts discuss the causes and effects of each invasion, as well as possible solutions. After reading both articles, check out the resources below to keep the learning going.
Post these questions in your classroom for students to refer to as they explore the resources:
- How do ecosystems become unbalanced?
- What responsibility do humans have to protect and restore ecosystems?
- How are environmental problems solved?
5 resources to keep the learning going: