NOVA - Killer Volcanoes. Questions, Activities and Lesson Plans

NOVA - Killer Volcanoes. Questions, Activities and Lesson Plans
NOVA - Killer Volcanoes. Questions, Activities and Lesson Plans
NOVA - Killer Volcanoes. Questions, Activities and Lesson Plans
NOVA - Killer Volcanoes. Questions, Activities and Lesson Plans
NOVA - Killer Volcanoes. Questions, Activities and Lesson Plans
NOVA - Killer Volcanoes. Questions, Activities and Lesson Plans
NOVA - Killer Volcanoes. Questions, Activities and Lesson Plans
NOVA - Killer Volcanoes. Questions, Activities and Lesson Plans
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This 30-question standards-based handout allows students to be engaged while watching the exciting Nova documentary "Killer Volcanoes." You can then extend the activities beyond watching the show, with a number of graphic organizers for fun and creative days of class work, including drawing, creating a skit and writing.

You get:

  • A two-day set of lesson plans, with standards, ready for you to adapt and submit.
  • A teacher guide with answers, teaching tips and timings.
  • A 5-page student handout, with 30 questions for students to answer while watching the video.
  • A skit graphic organizer.
  • A story grid graphic organizer.
  • A summary sheet (for paragraph writing).
  • A T-chart graphic organizer.
  • A picture to display on your Smartboard.

This product is not associated with PBS.

I have used this with intermediate ESL students by putting the Spanish subtitles on, and translating the questions using Google Translate. Note - the level of language in the documentary would be hard for beginner ESL students.

The documentary is available on Netflix (with other language subtitles) and PBS.

Photo credit: Mount Vesuvius at Midnight, 1868. Albert Bierstadt (American, 1830-1902). Oil on canvas; framed: 62 x 77 x 9 cm (24 7/16 x 30 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.); unframed: 42.6 x 60.7 cm (16 3/4 x 23 7/8 in.). The Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of S. Livingstone Mather, Philip Richard Mather, Katherine Hoyt (Mather) Cross, Katherine Mather McLean and Constance Mather Bishop 1949.541

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Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
Analyze the author’s purpose in providing an explanation, describing a procedure, or discussing an experiment in a text, identifying important issues that remain unresolved.
Assess the extent to which the reasoning and evidence in a text support the author’s claim or a recommendation for solving a scientific or technical problem.
Analyze the author’s purpose in providing an explanation, describing a procedure, or discussing an experiment in a text, defining the question the author seeks to address.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to the precise details of explanations or descriptions.
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9 pages
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2 hours
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