Write a 400-word essay, first-person narrative pretending
to be someone living through one (1) of the following natural
disasters. (yes, I will count words!)
• The 2011 Great Sendai (aka Tōhoku) Earthquake
• The 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens Volcano
***Explain your experience using AT LEAST 10
VOCABULARY TERMS FROM THE LIST (underline
or highlight each word you use).
**Your essay should be in 3 to 5 paragraph format, with an
introduction paragraph, body paragraphs, and a conclusion
paragraph and should be written in your own words. You
should use the internet, your textbook, and other resources
to help you.
The textbook is called, Issues and Science for California Grade 7 (Student Book)
and the vocab words are