Layers of The Earth Short Story

Layers of the Earth.

Thought that this would be more fun than a standard recitation of the several layers of the Earth. This will be jointly assessed with the Language Arts teacher, who wrote the prompt.

Prompt: Write a well crafted, short story, on the layers of the earth. In your story, choose one layer of the earth to be your “home town.” Describe what your town looks like and your experiences living there. (Hint: Your description of your town should match the scientific characteristics of your chosen layer of the earth.) Your story should be five-paragraphs in length and is due on __________.

About gblakney

Middle School Mathematics Teacher, passionate EdTech user who loves to experiment with new methods and tools in the classroom. Following the lead of Dan Meyer and Jo Boaler, I create a safe place for kids to discover the fun and beauty of maths. I use Number Talks and Groupwork to make maths accessible for all of my students. I enjoy Mathematics and I'm enthusiastic about teaching; the kids really respond to that.
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