Word of the Day Challenge #3 for Week of 12 May: language of opinion related to AFC – “Saving our World”

Complete 6 problem opinion statements  and 4 solution statements about the state of our world with “specific” academic vocabulary. 

A. The Problems caused by Man in my Opinion

1. The actions of man have led to the __________ of forests around the world. 

2. The panda is on the _________ of extinction because most of its natural habitat has been _______ by man. 

3. A large part of the forest was destroyed when the trees were _________ by farmers. 

4. Many wild animals that roam onto expressways have __________ with cars and died. 

5. Although it is illegal to kill elephants in Namibia, __________ continues because their __________ can be sold for a high price. 

6. Garbage disposal ______________ in most of the poorer countries are not well designed and, therefore, they have polluted the surrounding areas as well. 

7. Ships that dump toxic ____________ into the sea have killed both people and animals.

8. ____________ occurs when soil, mud and rocks flow down the land due to heavy rain. 

9. Children in poorer countries are _________ by many illnesses. 

10. When __________ melt, the water ________ of the seas, oceans and rivers will rise. 

11. Climate change is ____________ if we do not take action to __________ the rainforests now. 

12. Children in undeveloped countries become more ___________ to diseases when they do not have enough food to eat. 

B. Solutions tried by Concerned Parties

1. Greenpeace is an international organization that is _____________ to saving the Earth. 

2. Conservationists are trying hard to prevent animal populations from ___________ing. 

3. To save the earth, we should obtain power from renewable energy __________ and not from nuclear power and fossil fuel. 

4. If there is no ________ to fine those guilty of pollution, then people will continue to pollute the air. 

5. Countries that are facing a water __________ have to ration the amount of water used by each household each day. 

6. In order to __________ poverty, international organizations are providing aid to the poorer nations. 

7. More companies are __________ with solar powered cars to _________ fuel. 

8. Technology companies are the first ones to use sociometrics as an equitable means to  ______________ men and women into management positions based on their ________ in the workplace. 

 

 

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2 Responses to “Word of the Day Challenge #3 for Week of 12 May: language of opinion related to AFC – “Saving our World””

  1. Amy says:

    A. The Problems caused by Man in my Opinion

    1. The actions of man have led to the destruction of forests around the world.
    3. A large part of the forest was destroyed when the trees were cut down by farmers.
    7. Ships that dump toxic chemicals into the sea have killed both people and animals.
    8. Landslide occurs when soil, mud and rocks flow down the land due to heavy rain.
    9. Children in poorer countries are dying by many illnesses.
    12. Children in undeveloped countries become more vulnerable to diseases when they do not have enough food to eat.

    B. Solutions tried by Concerned Parties

    3. To save the earth, we should obtain power from renewable energy resources and not from nuclear power and fossil fuel.
    4. If there is no law to fine those guilty of pollution, then people will continue to pollute the air.
    5. Countries that are facing a water shortage have to ration the amount of water used by each household each day.
    6. In order to address poverty, international organizations are providing aid to the poorer nations.

    • Ms Peters says:

      A.
      1. Correct.
      3. Satisfactory.
      7. Good.
      8. Excellent.
      9. The preposition “by” is a cue. Think what illnesses do, e.g. measles, MERS.
      12. Excellent.
      B.
      3. Good.
      4. Yes.
      5. Good.
      6. Satisfactory.