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1 Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest

2 Table of Contents – LA DateTitleLesson # 12/19Soviet Union - Social33 1/5Fall of Communism34 1/6Russia After Communism – Political and Economic 35 **Latin America (LA)** 1/20LA Cover Page36 1/22Deforestation37

3 1. Intro - The Amazon rainforest in Brazil is disappearing. 2. Deforestation  the cutting down and clearing of trees and forests.

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5 3. How is this happening - Groups are cutting down the rainforest for economic reasons. 4. Effects - Brazil’s GDP has increased - They have a trade surplus – they are exporting goods from the rainforest.

6 4. More Effects - Native groups are threatened by rainforest destruction

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9 4. More Effects - Global warming is increased because of rainforest destruction

10 Rainforest Project You will be assigned to a group and provided with introductory research. Your group must create a presentation that will be given to a panel including me and student judges. The panel will decide the answer to the key question: Will Brazil conserve or economically develop the rainforest?

11 Rubric 1. Poster – 40 points Accuracy = 30 (get yours approved)  all facts are accurate, everything required is there Appearance = 10  Picture represents most important reasons, uses color appropriately, spelling/grammar is good

12 2. Presentation – 30 points Accuracy – 10  all facts are accurate, able to respond to questions correctly and effectively Delivery – 10  loud enough, persuasive for judges, does not use slang/poor grammar Participation – 10  everyone is involved and has a role in the presentation

13 3. Audience Participation – 30 points - Accuracy and completion – 30

14 Poster Requirements Each poster must have: 1. Title – your group’s profession and students’ names 2. Bullets - An explanation of your profession’s position: A. Key Question  Are you for or against rainforest destruction? B. At least 3 reasons that support your position (the more the better) C. Explanation for each reason 3. Pictures – include at least two pictures to represent your position.

15 Additional Research BBC Article University of Michigan Article

16 Groups There are seven groups. After I put up the groups: - If you are a captain, stay in your regular seat and raise your hand. - If you are not a captain, locate your captain and go to their location. - The first group with all members seated will get to choose their profession.

17 Team 1 C – Bui Team 2 C - Cindy Team 3 C – Vincent Team 4 C – Cyra Team 5 C – Kaylie Team 6 C – Cobi Team 7 C - Lindsay Kids with a C in front of their name are the captain. Captains  select your team Captains make sure your group is on task.

18 Team 1 C – Kiara Roany Sebastian Team 2 C – Tran Jennifer CD Sinia Team 3 C – Ray Cantu Castro Bryan W. Team 4 C – Sharon Clay Brandon Cornelio Team 5 C – Luis Kristell Kelsey Francisco Team 6 C – DJ Alan Robert Elsy Team 7 C – Brown Seth Jalen Kids with a C in front of their name are the captain. Captains  select your team Captains make sure your group is on task.

19 Team 1 C – Ray Ramiro B Michelle Pablo Team 2 C – Julio Jarvis Sam E. Alicia Team 3 C – Cleyton Brittany Javahn Sam O. Team 4 C – Denzel Nelson Nancy Paul Team 5 C – Leticia Karina Daeja Martin Team 6 C – Ramiro P Jimmy Stephanie Travis Team 7 C - Brandon Jessica Juan Manning Kids with a C in front of their name are the captain. Captains make sure your group is on task. I will select one judge from each group.

20 Team 1 C – Jake Tran Troy Wild Bill Team 2 C – Nick Jordan Robert Magaly Team 3 C – Ana Joyce Ivan Erik Team 4 C – Maddy Demetrius Jhocelin Ashlee Team 5 C – Cris Guillermo Hingriz Alfonso Team 6 C – Luis Jaylynn Steven Jennifer Team 7 C - Blake Justin Anakaren Vy Kids with a C in front of their name are the captain. Captains make sure your group is on task. I will select one judge from each group.

21 To Do List – Thursday Laptops – 2 per group Go to  click 4 th marking period  open the powerpoint called “Deforestation in the Amazon” 2. Begin researching.  Access the additional research slide in the powerpoint. 3. Rough Draft  Work together and create a rough draft of your poster or powerpoint presentation 4. Approval - Get your rough drafts approved.


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