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Deserts

Deserts

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CCSS.HSS.3.1.1 - Identify geographical features in their local region (e.g., deserts, mountains, valleys, hills, coastal areas, oceans, lakes).

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.3.1.C - Ask questions to check understanding of information presented, stay on topic, and link their comments to the remarks of others.

BIG QUESTION: Is it possible for a desert to receive consistent heavy rainfall? (Write down your answers on a sheet of paper and turn in when completed)

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Tutorial

Desert Characteristics

Please view this video and take notes as you feel necessary. Some of the information from this video will be included on the end of the lesson quiz.

Source: Biomes Desert Landscapes and Features. (2012, November 20). Retrieved January 8, 2019 from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5UVgHXdX4E

What is a Desert?

Please read this article on deserts and take notes as you see necessary. Some of the information found in this article will be featured on the end of the lesson quiz.

Source: What Is a Desert? The Desert Biome. (n.d.). Retrieved January, 8 2019 from https://www.desertusa.com/desert.html

The Mojave Desert

Please read the information found in this link and take notes as you see necessary. Some of the information found in this article will be featured on the end of the lesson quiz.