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Lesson 2 Three Rivers, Spanish Version

Lesson 2Three Rivers, Spanish Version

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In this Science and Geography lesson, your students will describe how the Earth’s surface moves and changes and explain how landforms such as mountains, plateaus, valleys and rivers are created. Your students will also investigate the connections between human settlements and rivers through examining three major rivers in Asia and their human and ecological impact.

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Recommended Level

  • Grades 3-4

National Standards Addressed

Next Generation Science Standards

  • ESS2.B Plate Tectonics
  • ESS2.C The Roles of Water
  • ESS3.B Natural Hazards
  • ESS3.C Human Impacts on Earth
  • LS2.C Ecosystem Dynamics
  • LS4.D Biodiversity

Common Core Language Arts

  • Speaking and Listening SL3.4, SL4.1
  • Informational Text RI.3.4, RI.4.7

C3 Social Studies

  • D2.Civ.2.K-2
  • D2.Eco.3.3-5
  • D2.Geo.1.3-5
  • D2.Geo.2.3-5
  • D2.Geo.5.3-5
  • D2.Geo.6.3-5
  • D2.Geo.7.3-5
  • D2.Geo.8.3-5
  • D2.Geo.10.3-5
  • D4.2.3-5

Geographic Focus

  • China, Asia

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