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TVMS Library: Energy Sources

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Energy Sources

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Big Idea

The use of renewable vs. nonrenewable energy sources is a hotly debated topic in our society.  There is no clear-cut answer as to which is better.

How do readers select materials appropriate to the topic and purpose?

When making an argument, smart writers READ a lot about their topic.  They read about BOTH sides of the issue.  That way, they are better informed to defend their claim.  

You'll organize your information into Pros and Cons for both renewables and nonrenewables.  Your notes page will look something like this:

Renewable  Nonrenewable
Pros Cons Pros Cons


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