Amazon Rainforest The Lungs of the World Rainforest



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Amazon Rainforest

  • The Lungs of the World

Rainforest

  • Introduction
  • Informational essay prompt
  • What is a rainforest?
  • Where is the Amazon rainforest?
  • What are the layers of the rainforest?
  • What unusual animals live in the rainforest?
  • What unusual plants grow in the rainforest?
  • What indigenous people live in the rainforest?
  • How does destruction of the rainforest affect mankind?
  • Sounds of the Rainforest
  • Rainforest Wrap-up
  • Work cited page

Introduction

  • "Rainforests cover less than two percent of the Earth's surface, yet they are home to some 50 to 70 percent of all life forms on our planet. The rain forests are quite simply, the richest, oldest, most productive and most complex ecosystems on Earth"

Rainforest Prompt

  • Task: Write an informative essay about the Amazon Rainforest.
  • Procedure: Gather detailed facts about this unique biome. Include information about the layers, the animals, the plants, and the indigenous people. Remember to include interesting introductory and concluding paragraphs, and evidence to support your facts.

What is a rainforest?

  • Amazon Rainforest
  • What is a rainforest?

Where is the Amazon rainforest?

What are the layers of the rainforest?

    • Click on the question
    • and follow the links.

What unusual animals live in the rainforest?

  • Q & A About the Rainforest Animals
  • Rainforest Animals
  • Life on Land
  • The Big Top
  • Amazon Rainforest Animals
  • Wilderness Classroom
  • Animals, Animals, Animals
  • Virtual Rainforest

What unusual plants grow in the rainforest?

What indigenous people live in the rainforest?

  • People of the Rainforest
  • Pygmies, Huli, Yanomami

How does destruction of the rainforest affect mankind?

Sounds of the Rainforest

  • Nature‚Äôs Music

Rainforest Wrap-up

Work Cited

  • http://www.earthrenewal.org/Rainforest%20Unit.htm
  • http://ieeni.org/Rainforest-Children2C.jpg
  • www.readwritethink.org/lesson_images/lesson405/PersuasiveWritingScoringGuide.pdf



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