Earth Day Reading and Writing Activities Bundle | Free Word Search

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Literacy in Focus
Grade Levels
4th - 7th
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    Earth Day Word Search


    Everything you need for a comprehensive reading and writing mini-unit is included in this comprehensive Earth Day literacy bundle! Celebrate Earth Day with engaging activities your students will love! BUNDLE AND SAVE $$$

    **By purchasing this bundle, you are saving 20% off the full value of the individual resources.


    1. Earth Day Reading Comprehension and Writing Activities

    • Differentiated Reading Passages: The differentiated reading passages are focused on the history and importance of Earth Day. Advanced, intermediate, and emerging reading levels are included.

    • Close Reading Directions: Your students will read the text three times, focusing on main idea, vocabulary, and text-based evidence.

    • Vocabulary Support: Students define tier-two and tier-three terms from the text.

    • Vocabulary Practice: The vocabulary activity gives students a chance to practice and apply the vocabulary terms.

    • Writing Activity: Students connect the reading to their own lives by describing two things they can start doing to help protect the planet. Space for an Earth Day illustration is also included.

    • Assessment: The three-part assessment is based on the informational text and covers vocabulary, comprehension, and includes a short answer extension question.

    • Answer Keys: Answer keys are included for the vocabulary definitions, vocabulary activity worksheet, and assessment.

    2. Earth Day Writing Activity

    • Bubble Map: Students can use the bubble map to brainstorm different ways to help save the environment.

    • Pre-Writing Template: The prewriting template will help students organize their thoughts before they begin crafting their paragraphs.

    • Paragraph Outline: The outline provides students with a sentence-by-sentence format for writing their paragraph.

    • Writing Paper: The themed Earth Day writing paper makes for a fun and polished- looking final draft.

    • Grading Rubric: The grading rubric provides students with clear expectations for the Earth Day paragraph.

    • Examples: An example of the paragraph outline and final draft are provided to go over with students as needed.

    • Color and Black/White Versions Included

    3. Earth Day Word Games

    Celebrate Earth Day with three different word games! These vocabulary activities are perfect for your early finishers, a class competition, learning stations, or even festive independent work.

    BONUS FREEBIE!! Earth Day Word Search & Answer Key

    This FREE Earth Day word search is only available with the bundle! Students will love trying to find all the words related to the westward expedition! A word search answer key is also included.


    Summary Writing Graphic Organizers

    Text Connections Activities

    Paragraph Writing Lesson Plan

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    26 Printable Pages/19 Digital Pages
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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
    Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
    Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
    Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
    Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.


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