• Unit 1 Week 1

    Expository Text

    Essential Question: How do people respond to natural disasters?

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    Shared Read

    A World of Change


    alter - to make different; to change.

    collapse - to fall down; to cave in.

    crisis - a dangerous or difficult situation for a period of time.

    destruction - serious damage or ruin.

    hazard - something that can cause damage. 

    severe - dangerous or serious. 

    substantial - large or considerable in amount.

    unpredictable - not behaving in a way that is expected.