Oil Spill!
by
Melvin Berger

Related Links:
Recycling - "Environmental Awareness"  Includes a list of related books and web sites.
Oil Spill Letter
  A lesson plan to go along with the story.
Instructional Vocabulary  Additional vocabulary for The Singing Snake, Anansi Finds a Fool, Ma'ii and Cousing Horned Toad, The Magical Starfruit Tree, Just a Dream, Oil Spill!, The Woman Who Outshone the Sun, Hanna's Cold Winter, Uncle Jed's Barber Shop, and Ramona's Book Report.
Theme 5: Our Families, Our Communities
More links for Just a Dream, Oil Spill, and The Woman Who Outshone the Sun. From Vancouver Public Schools, Vancouver, Washington.
Word List:
abroad

* damaged *

entire

vacuum

* debris *

fumes

occurs

bacteria

chemicals

mammals

* accident *

aground

* collides *

terminal

* experts *

Vocabulary:
damaged: injured.
debris: rubbish; remains.
accident: unexpected event, usually undesirable.
collides: comes together with violent impact.
experts: people with specialized knowledge or skill.

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