The census data collection activity is designed as Cooperative Group Activity providing all students access to greater amounts of information.
In addition to being a cooperative group activity the the generation of the dispersion maps is a multisensory activity. This activity enhances access to content for visual and tactile learners.
Graphic organizers are provided for the Census Data Collection activity, the Survival Simulation Activity and the Anticipation Guide Activity.
During the reading of the novel, students are required to cite and define 3-4 vocabulary words per chapter.
Students are given a variety of options to choose from for their PSA presentation. They can choose from a series of three posters, a 30-second video, a 30-second radio spot, a brochure, or an informative webpage.