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The Great Kapok Tree - Celebrating Earth Day

Grade Levels
3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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Pages
10 pages

Description

To celebrate Earth Day this unit contains activities correlated to Lynne Cherry's The Great Kapok tree. It also contains activities beyond the book in which students share ways in which they recycle, reuse, and reduce.

The unit includes:

-Conduct an open sort with animals of the Rainforest

-Compare and contrast the Canopy with the Understory

-Compare and contrast the Rainforest with a regular forest

-Choose projects to complete based on their preference and learning style with a Choice Menu

-Create their own plant

-Identify where specific animals live within the layers of the rainforest

-Collaborate with classmates on ways to recycle, reuse, and reduce

-Choose projects to complete on ways to recycle, reuse, and reduce based on their preference and learning style with a Think-Tac-Toe

Mandy Neal ~ Cooperative Learning 365

Total Pages
10 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
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