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Survival on Mt. Chocorua

Grades 4 through 6

Science, Language Arts

Lesson Plan Summary

Starting with the White Mountain National Forest quarter, students will identify key features of an ecosystem. Students will demonstrate the use of problem-solving skills.

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National Standards associated with this lesson plan


National Science Education Standards (NSES)

Science in Personal and Social Perspectives

  • Populations, resources and environments
  • Natural hazards
  • Risks and benefits

Common Core Standards

Language Arts

Common Core Language Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL. 4.1- 6.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade level topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.7 Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
White Mountain National Forest quarter image
White Mountain
National Forest Quarter
New Hampshire

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