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A geological and agricultural survey...

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Lesson Evaluation

General Assessment

  • Participation in discussions
  • Quality of journal entries

Specific Assessment

Using their journals as resources, each student writes a letter to the teacher from the point of view of Marco Paul. In the letter he or she explains what was learned about the canal and how it was learned.