Earth Day Reading and Writing Activities

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3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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This no-prep Earth Day Bundle is perfect to teach your students all about the importance of Earth Day and helping our endangered animals this spring.

This bundle includes Earth Day and Endangered Animals Printable Projects AND Google Classroom Option for BOTH.

The Digital links are provided in PDF documents, along with directions. Be sure to have access to Google™ Classroom to be able to use this resource.

The Earth Day pack is filled with reading, writing, and math activities to engage your students about how important it is to do our part to help the environment.

The endangered animals research project is a step by step approach to have your writers researching and writing about an endangered species of their choice.

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Short on time to teach about Earth Day? Complete activities in group settings and encourage meaningful discourse in a short amount of time!

Earth Day Pack Contents


5 Non Fiction Reading Passages and Activities:

*Earth Day (Response Questions)

*Reduce, Reuse, Recycle (Response Questions and Flip Book)

* Recycling Loop (Sequence Chain and Opinion Question)

*Water Conservation (Response Questions and Cause and Effect)

*What Is Pollution? (Main Idea and Opinion Question)

Student Note Taking Sheet

Student Presentation Directions (Optional Activity)

Fiction Reading Activities based on the book

Miss Rumphius by: Barbara Clooney

*Character Trait Analysis

*Reader Response Questions

*How the Setting Effects the Story Questions

*Theme and Life Lesson Activity

Grammar and More

Garbage Challenge

Quote Reflection

Dictionary Look It Up Activity

Cloze Reading Activity

3 Prefix “Re” Activities

Earth Day Word Search and Answer Key

Earth Day 3-2-1 Reflection

Earth Day Awards


Earth Day Quilt

Give the Earth a High Five

Friendly Letter Writing to Mother Earth

Save the Planet Acrostic Poem

*Opinion Writing Prompt & Graphic Organizer

*Explanatory Writing Prompt & Graphic Organizer

*Narrative Writing Prompt & Graphic Organizer

Math with Answer Keys

Producing Garbage Word Problems

Reducing Garbage Math Game

Addition Practice Page

Multiplication Practice Page (2 levels)

Endangered Animals Research Pack


*What Does Endangered Mean? Poster (color and BW)

*What Does Extinct Mean? Poster (color and BW)

*Conservation Status Poster (color and BW)

*Endangered Species List of Animals Poster (color and BW)

*Saving Endangered Species NF Article and Reflection

*Student Project Directions (2 Formats)

*Preparing for Animal Research and KWL

*Detailed Student Note Taking Sheets with Guided Ideas for 2 Different Sources

*Plain Student Note Taking Sheet

*Planning Your Writing Graphic Organizers

*Planning each Paragraph & Details Graphic Organizer

*Student Editing Checklist

*Teacher Rubric

*Lined Paper and Cover Sheet for Animal Research

Creative Display Options

*Animal Flip Book

*Animal Snapshot

*Animal Display Poster

*6 “You Choose” Going Further Extension Organizers

*Teacher Notes and Suggestions

See each individual pack here:

Earth Day

Endangered Animals

Need more spring activities?

Spring Opinion Writing

Spring Sub Plans

Spring Persuasive Writing


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