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Earth Day Fun!

April 14, 2013

We have had such nice, Spring weather here lately.  It's consistently been in the 70's and 80's for a little over a week now.  To say I am loving it would be quite the understatement! 
Speaking of Spring, Earth Day is only a week away, and I spent this week getting ready for it.  In the past, I've always based my Earth Day lessons and activities around Dr. Seuss' The Lorax.  I once had a Lorax unit with all of the activities included, but since Seuss Enterprises no longer wants teachers creating resources to go with their books (grrrr!), that is no more. 
The good news is that I finally got around to updating the unit and replaced all the Lorax references with an Earth Day theme!  The unit can be used by itself or with an Earth Day-themed book, and if you'd like to use The Lorax, it will work perfectly with it as well! If you previously purchased my Lorax unit on TpT, you can get the update (which also includes a few new activities), by re-downloading it from your TpT Dashboard.


This Unit Includes:
*Earth Day Fluency Sheet with Written Comprehension Questions
*Earth Day Emergent Reader
*Earth Day ABC Order Color, Cut, & Paste Activity
*Earth Day Word Search
*Earth Day Making Words Sheet
*Earth Day Craft with Responding To Topic Writing Activity(includes 5 topics!), & Earth Fact Book Writing Activity
*Earth Bubble Map
*Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle Fluency Sheet with Written Comprehension Questions
*Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle Emergent Reader
*Recycling Bubble Map
*Mother Nature Fluency Sheet with Written Comprehension Questions
*Personification Sentence Writing Activity
*Personification Poster
*Mother Nature Poem Writing Activity and Bubble Map
*Environmental/Social Issue Research Project (with service project idea included!)
*Needs vs. Wants Magazine Activity
*Needs vs. Wants Color, Cut, & Paste Sheet
*Products Made Out Of Trees Listing Sheet
*Recycled Art Project with Included Writing Activity
*Bird Houses/Helper Project Idea
*Leaf Rubbing Project Idea
*Tree Age Calculations Project Idea
*Earth Day Book Suggestion with Included Activity Sheets (Rhyming Words, Context Clues Lesson and Activity, Character Development, Visualizing A Character, Comparing and Contrasting Characters, Writing A Continuation, Plot (Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then)
*Earth Day Book Suggestions
*Earth Day Web Site Suggestions

Earth Day-themed Personification Sentence Writing Activity
Earth Craft and Responding to Topic Writing Activity
Earth Craft and Fact Book Writing Activity


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I'll be giving away TWO copies of this unit on my Facebook Page!
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