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Lesson Plan

Day 1: Close Reading of "Hurricane Katrina"

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.1
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The daily focus question deals with understanding how Hurricane Katrina formed and why it was so strong. This will guide students to understand how the hurricane impacted New Orleans. Students may need some additional information on how hurricanes form and the geography of southern states. This series of close reading lesson plans was created by a member of the 2015 Delaware Dream Team. Special Materials: Students will need a copy of the anchor text.
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