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Comprehension
Learning Activity 4

Three handouts

4-1: Comprehending Diagrams

Learners look at the diagram about shrinking ice and snow and write a paragraph about why it is better for the sun to hit snow and ice rather than a surface without snow or ice. They may need to reread the Shrinking Ice and Snow section.

4-2: Using Questions

Ask learners to write down five questions they have about the text. Ask them to share their questions with others. Learners can use these questions for a research project.

4-3: Newspaper Article

Learners read the newspaper article about the polar bears that wandered into Deline in April 2008 and answer the questions on the handout.