Earth Day Activity, Close Reads Unit, Collaborative Poster, Writing Activity



Earth Day is a wonderful spring celebration around the world. In April, schools around the world come together to recognize our beautiful planet Earth. Your students will enjoy learning about the history, symbols, meanings, and the importance of Earth Day with the components of this engaging, helpful resource!

In addition to the beautiful Earth Day collaborative poster, students will complete a close reading unit and activities. The collaborative poster features a writing prompt and brain friendly fun. Students will collaborate to assemble the poster for your classroom wall, spring bulletin board, classroom door, hallway, lobby, or library. Watch students and staff stop and look at your Earth Day poster…it is eye catching!

The Earth Day collaborative poster includes assembly instructions and helpful tips to make it even better! You will only need to print this one time per class! That’s it.The collaboration poster project is a perfect size to laminate.

You’ll love watching your students collaborate. The activity is designed for students to communicate and work together. Encourage your students to find class members with poster pieces near their own to create their masterpiece. The writing activity is truly insightful and reflective of the what we can do to keep our Earth so beautiful.

Danielle Knight and Shelly Rees have teamed up to bring you this creative and skilled filled reading unit.

Earth Day High Interest Close Reads Unit includes:
★ Earth Day Informational Reading Passage
★ Differentiated in 3 Lexile Levels (580, 790, and 1,050)
★ Close Reading Steps
★ Lexile/Grade Level Chart
★ Annotation Guide
★ 5 Days of Close Reading Pages Activity
★ Plan an Earth Day Clean-up Activity
★ Earth Day Word Search
★ Answer Keys

Earth Day Collaborative Poster includes:
★ Explicit and complete directions from start to finish
★ An optional row of pieces in the event you have more students
★ A writing activity focusing on, “There are many things I can do to help keep the world clean and beautiful. I’ll start by…”
★ Earth Day coloring page
★ Pieces for your students to color and complete the writing response
★ Mini poster version with prompt and without

Recommended supplies needed: crayons, colored pencils, scissors, tape or stapler
Please provide me with really appreciated feedback!


Created by Danielle Knight and Shelly Rees, [© Study All Knight and Appletastic Learning 2017]

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