Central Question: Why is access to water unequal in and around Mexico City?

Mexico City Suburbs Cuautepec. From Wikimedia Commons.

World Geography Investigation 5

Students consider causation and narrative as they grapple with the problem of water inequality in the Mexico City investigation. After reading and analyzing a collection of modified sources, students will use evidence and reasoning to argue why access to water is unequal in and around Mexico City.

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Accommodated Materials for Bilingual & Multilingual Learners

Standards Alignment

Standards Alignment – CCSS & C3

Common Core Logo

Literacy in History/Social Studies
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.1-8.2, 8.4-8.7, 8.9
ELA Reading: Information Text
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.1-6.2, 6.4-6.10
ELA Writing
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6.1, 6.4-6.5, 6.7-6.10
ELA Speaking & Listening
CSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.6.1-6.3

C3 Framework Logo

Dimension 1: D1.2.6-8.
Dimension 2: D2.Civ.1.6-8., D2.Civ.3.6-8., D2.Civ.4.6-8., D2.Civ.6.6-8, D2.Civ.10.6-8., D2.Civ.12.6-8., D2.Civ.14.6-8., D2.Geo.4.6-8. D2.Geo.8.6-8. D2.Geo.10.6-8., D2.His.1.6-8., D2.His.4.6-8., D2.His.5.6-8., D2.His.6.6-8., D2.His.10.6-8, D2.His.14.6-8., D2.His.16.6-8.
Dimension 3: D3.1.6-8., D3.2.6-8., D3.3.6-8.
Dimension 4: D4.1.6-8., D4.2.6-8, D4.3.6-8., D4.6.6-8., D4.8.6-8.

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