Earth Day Activities Environment Science Unit
Earth Day Activities Environment Science Unit
Earth Day Activities Environment Science Unit
Earth Day Activities Environment Science Unit

Earth Day Activities Environment Science Unit

Sale price$9.50

Do you need lesson ideas and activities for your Earth Day unit this April? Make learning about the Earth and Earth Day this spring exciting with these engaging non-fiction ELA and science mini-lessons and activities about the Earth, Earth Day, pollution, and recycling. Kids will love the Earth crafts, science experiments, storybooks, sorts, and book activities.

This resource will help your first grade, second grade, or third grade students build writing skills, understand informational text and build reading comprehension, while learning interesting facts about important Earth Day concepts.

⭐ Use the low-prep activities to teach a comprehensive unit that supports every student in your classroom. Use this Earth Day unit for whole group lessons, small group instruction, partner activities, research projects, or as a seasonal unit study.

⭐ Students will discover all about Earth Day and the Earth by reading captivating non-fiction text that is written in student language and completing partner projects and independent activities.

What you get in this HUGE Earth Day unit:

  • KWL charts
  • Non-fiction posters and reading comprehension questions
  • Fact sheets
  • Suggested children's book list and writing templates to use with the books
  • Vocabulary posters and matching cards activity
  • Earth Day poem & poetry templates
  • 2 science experiments
  • 2 recycling sorts
  • Earth Day booklet
  • Directed drawing activity
  • Writing activities
  • Activity book with Color by Code, Bingo, word search, and more
  • Earth Day poetry
  • Earth Day mobile
  • “Earth Guy” craft
  • Earth Day hat craft activity
  • Photo Analysis pages

**Check out the PREVIEW for a thorough look into what this resource includes!**

Why You Need the Earth Day unit:

  • This Earth Day unit gives you tons of choices on what to teach making it easy to differentiate and meet the needs of students.
  • Real facts are presented in a fun, engaging way with photographs.
  • This resource saves you time as it is comes with print-and-go activities and everything you’d need to teach about the earth.
  • This resource facilitates meaningful lessons and discussions about the Earth and Earth Day with vocabulary and facts.
  • Build oral reading fluency and comprehension skills with the included stories and ELA activities.
  • Easily display, teach, and organize the facts and vocabulary with anchor chart materials.
  • Use the included crafts to create fun Earth Day displays.
  • Conduct engaging and meaningful experiments that align to Earth Day, pollution, and the water cycle.

The best part? This resource saves you time as it is comes with print-and-go activities and everything you’d need to teach your students about the Earth and Earth Day.


⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Courtney P. says, “There were some amazing activities in this bundle to use leading up to earth day this year! I will definitely be using this bundle for many years to come.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Renee K. says, “My students loved this activity to learn about Earth Day! The variety of activities included were perfect for my 2nd graders. Thank you!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Lauren D. says, “My kiddos learned so much about the importance of caring for the Earth.”

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The activities align with the Common Core standards for Reading Informational Texts and Writing and the Next Generation Science Standards.

Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):

First grade-W.1.2, W.1.7, RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI1.3, RI.1.4, RI.1.5, RI.1.6, RI.1.7, RI.1.9, RI.1.10

Second grade-W.2.2, W.2.7, RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI2.3, RI.2.4, RI.2.5, RI.2.6, RI.2.7, RI.2.9, RI.2.10

Third grade-W.3.2, W.3.7, W.3.8, W.3.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.9, RI.3.10

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