Earth Day is a common core non-fiction unit. It contains an original non-fiction passage, vocabulary activities, Close Reading activities, a writing activity. choices for extension activities and a Wrap It Up project. The non-fiction passage is written to be rigorous for primary readers. First grade and struggling second grade readers should do this as a read aloud. Second graders and low third graders should be able to access text, but may need some support.
6 Vocabulary cards to display
Printable vocabulary definitions
Vocabulary Four Square sheets
Color version of What is Earth Day? passage
B&W version of What is Earth Day? passage
Close Reading Task printables
Vocabulary Task (Use context)
Comprehension Task (Compare and Contrast)
Comprehension Task ( Answer 5 W questions)
Culminating Activity printables
Wrap It Up Project printables
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