This assessment requires students to read and answer 4 questions about 2 articles about vertical farming. The 4 questions are multiple choice with multiple parts and answers, much like the PARCC assessment will be. After reading the articles, students are required to watch a video about vertical farming. Based on information from all sources, students must write an essay about the pros of vertical farming and how it can help our environment. Also included is a very brief outline of an essay with links to 2 resources that will help students learn about the structure of a 5 paragraph essay.