Use the book, Life in the Ocean- The Story of Sylvia Earle by Claire A. Nivola (Guided Reading Level P) to develop higher order thinking skills with your students.
This lesson is designed to use the Jigsaw strategy to allow students to work cooperatively to learn about Sylvia Earle, a female oceanographer who studied the deepest parts of the ocean.
This is a non-fiction book that is written as a fictional account of the life of Sylvia Earle. As a result, we will use literature and informational standards in this lesson.
Standards addressed are: RI.4.2, RL.4.3, & RL.4.7.