Grade 7 TECR from Research Simulation Task

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Below are three claims that one could make based on the article “Earhart’s Final Resting Place Believed Found.”


Earhart and Noonan lived as castaways on Nikumaroro Island.
Earhart and Noonan’s plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean.
People don’t really know where Earhart and Noonan died.

Part A

Highlight the claim that is supported by the most relevant and sufficient evidence within “Earhart’s Final Resting Place Believed Found.”

Part B

Click on two facts within the article that best provide evidence to support the claim selected in Part A.

"Earhart’s Final Resting Place Believed Found" by Rossella Lorenzi posted on the Discovery News website on October 23. 2009. <> Courtesy of Discovery Communications, LLC.

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