Graphic planning page for students to jot down ideas for OREO style persuasive writing. Writing page for students to write complete sentences with flow and structure about why they should recycle.
THIS IS A SAMPLE FROM MY Earth Day Comprehesion, Persuasive Writing and Craftivity
PACKET DESCRIBED BELOW:
Fun stories and informational texts are brought together to create a fun and effective way to help students understand recycling and protecting our environment. Students will love getting the chance to turn the tables and "evaluate" authors of books used in this unit.
These resources can be used in your listening centers, reading groups, guided reading, shared reading, literacy circles and more.
Persuasive writing and author's purpose and craft are the academic focus of this unit.
Informational text "All About Trees" and response questions are included for balanced literacy, close reading and context clue practice.
Recycle by Gail Gibbons
Why Should I Recycle? by Mike Gordon
*Any nonfiction on the topic of recycling will work for some of the activities. *
3. The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
4. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
5. A Tree is Nice
Anticipation Activity and Guide
Trees: Can, Have, Are
Recycling: Is, Can, Is Not
Thick and Thin Questioning Activity
Evaluation/Review of “Recycle” by Gail Gibbons
Earth Day Vocabulary Posters
Earth Day Vocabulary Practice (4 days)
Cause and Effect Center
Why Should I Recycle~ Author’s Purpose
Oreo Style Persuasive Writing: “Why should/shouldn’t I recycle?”
Recycling Persuasive Writing
Evaluation/Review of “Why Should I Recycle?”
“The Lorax” Book Review/Evaluation
“The Lorax” Summary Foldable
OREO Style Persuasive Writing: Convince the Once-ler to Stop Cutting Down Trees
“I Can Recycle” Interactive Mini-Book
“The Giving Tree” Lesson Learned
“The Giving Tree” Book Review/Evaluation
Oreo Style Persuasive Writing: Convince the boy to not cut down the tree’s trunk.
Trees Informational Text