Activity

Why is renewable energy important?

Grades 9-12
Subjects: English Language Arts

Overview

In this multi-genre unit, students will interact with a variety of resources encompassing the topic of renewable energy.  Students will the complete one or more of the prescribed assignments from the choice board.

What you’ll need

  • Unit plan PDF
  • Device with internet access

Instructions

  1. Download the Why is Renewable Energy Important? ELA Multi-genre unit PDF
  2. Provide students with links to resources or watch as a class
  3. Discuss content as a class to gauge understanding
  4. Assign one of the choices from the choice board provided in the attachment

NB Curricular Outcomes

English Language Arts General Outcomes 9-12

  • GCO#1 – Students will build understanding by listening to, reading, and viewing a range of spoken, written, and visual texts representing all voices.
  • GCO#2 – Students will respond personally and critically to the works of authors, creators, illustrators, and speakers.
  • GCO#3 – Students will speak, write, and represent to learn about self, others, and the world.
  • GCO#4 – Students will create texts, collaboratively and independently, for specific audiences and purposes.

NB Global Competencies

Sustainability.pdf (gnb.ca)

Acknowledgment

Thank you to Colleen Flower and Justine Jones from KVHS for creating this resource.

Downloads 

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