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Earth Day: Reading and Writing Unit

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This ELA Thematic Unit about Earth Day is designed to teach students about the history of Earth Day, Types of Pollution, Recycling, Reducing, and Reusing, and ways they can help protect our earth. Students will engage in a variety of reading and writing activities that are differentiated at the 2nd and 3rd grade levels to help meet the needs of all the students in your classroom. Students will write both Informative texts and Opinion pieces. Lesson instructions included and CCSS are included in the first few pages.

Table of Contents
Common Core State Standards
Word Wall Words
Picture/Fact Reading Cards
Picture/Word Matching Activity
Picture/Fact Matching Activity
Note Taking Graphic Organizer
2nd Grade Text and Comprehension Questions: “Why We Need Earth Day”
3rd Grade Text and Comprehension Questions: “Why We Need Earth Day”
2nd Grade Level Problem/Solution Word Sort
3rd Grade Level Problem/Solution Sentence Sort
Student Recording Sheets and Answer Keys
“Recycling” Reading Text and Writing Activity
“Reducing” Reading Text and Writing Activity
“Reusing” Reading Text and Writing Activity
Be an Earth-Friendly Detective Writing Activity
“My Earth” Writing Log
“Earth” Subject Poem
“Earth” Acrostic Poem Writing Activity
“Earth Day” Subject Poem Writing Activity
Informative Text Writing Information Chart and Writing Graphic Organizers
Opinion Piece Writing Information Chart and Writing Graphic Organizers
6 Earth Day Writing Prompts and Writing Paper
Our Class Earth Day Writing Book Cover
Our Class Earth Day Poetry Book Cover

***Please download the Preview file to see sample pages of all the differentiated reading activities and writing activities in this packet. Thank you.
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71
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Earth Day: Reading and Writing Unit
Earth Day: Reading and Writing Unit
Earth Day: Reading and Writing Unit
Earth Day: Reading and Writing Unit