From the pages of The Order of Things, here is a lesson plan on deserts, specifically, their areas by square kilometers and square miles. This, like the other lessons I’ve composed and posted from Barbara Ann Kipfer’s book, is a simply exercise in symbolic analysis–i.e. reading numbers and words at the same time and synthesizing them to grasp the facts that they represent. To that end, here is the reading and comprehension worksheet, in Microsoft Word, so it is flexible for your needs.
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