Lesson Overview: Students consider their thoughts and feelings about wildland fire before and after a photo presentation. Then, using a reading activity, students read and analyze a chapter from a book about the fires of 1988 in Yellowstone National Park.
Lesson Goal: Increase students’ understanding that wildland fire is a complicated process, has complicated effects, and may generate complicated feelings.
- Students can use images to make observations and inferences about wildland fire.
- Students can describe and discuss information about the impacts of the 1988 fires in Yellowstone National Park.