Ecosystems Activity 5.2 Differentiation

  • Hand out the 5.2 Ecosystem Products and Services Readings strategically to form strong groups.
  • Give all readings to all student so that students can read along as other groups present their results.
  • Students could highlight important information in the reading individually before joining with their partner or group.
  • Have groups present their findings orally to the whole class, rather than using the jigsaw model.
  • Use 5.2 Ecosystem Products and Services Worksheets as a review for the test.┬áHave students complete all three before the test.
Extending the Learning

Have students read the articles and/or watch the videos listed in the Digging Deeper sections of the 5.2 Ecosystem Products and Services Readings.