Your Role – You will be assigned one side of the debate and either argue that an Earthquake or a Tsunami will pose a bigger threat on San Francisco residents. You will need to gather and write evidence to share during the debate.
Task #1: Which natural catastrophe poses a bigger threat to San Francisco residents?
My POSITION IS: A(n) ___________________________ poses a bigger threat to California residents.
Task #2: Why do you think an Earthquake or Tsunami poses a bigger threat to San Francisco residents? You will want to come up with at least three pieces of evidence to prove to the class that your chosen catastrophe poses the biggest threat. Your evidence should follow this form:
“A(n) Earthquake/Tsunami poses a bigger threat on San Francisco residents. According to _______________ “__________________________________________________________________.” This shows that a(n) earthquake/tsunami poses a bigger threat because ________________________________________________.