Earth Day - Hooray! is an 8 page follow up booklet for those reading the book by Stuart J. Murphy. ISBN 0-439-74908-5.
A terrific story about children gathering together to clean up and beautify a local park. In doing so they start collecting pop cans with hopes of selling them to a recycling center and later buying flowers. Place value in counting the cans is brilliantly tied into the story.
Included are Bloom's Taxonomy style comprehension questions that include:
Other questions involve:
Place Value and relationship between thousands, hundreds, tens and ones
Multiple Choice questions
Media - Poster making
Perfect for discussions about the environment, cleaning up, recycling, working co-operatively, green teams, problem solving and place value.