This is a comprehensive nonfiction unit on Earth Day and recycling.
Here is what is included:
*Reading passages (these can be printed as articles or projected):
- All About Earth Day
- What is Recycling?
- What is Reusing?
- What is Reducing?
- All About Worms
- Natural Resources
- Fossil Fuels
- What is compost?
- Worm Anatomy
*Picture files cards for some of the vocabulary words
*Six videos attached to QR codes for your students to watch and record what they learn about recycling.
*Vocabulary word wall cards
*Vocabulary word book
*Vocabulary word detective page
*Recycling notes- gathering facts and evidence from readings
*Caption This! – writing captions related to a drawing
*Main Idea and detail page
*Can, have, are pages
*Discussion cards that can be used for conversations or writing prompts.
*Writing paper in various sizes
For the QR codes, you will need a QR reader app downloaded onto a tablet or phone. There are many free ones in the app store.