These literacy and art activities inspired by Lynne Cherry's The Great Kapok Tree are a perfect way to celebration Earth Day in the classroom. A printable informational article and comprehension questions about Kapok Trees, seven writing prompts printed on Earth Day themed stationary, and a vibrant rainforest art project that is sure to be a class favorite. A perfect way to teach comparing texts on the same topic. Links to eleven additional read aloud lesson ideas for the month of April included
Would you like to enliven your unit of study about rainforests with a fun, challenging writing project? The Rainforest Deforestation RAFT Writing Project contains a RAFT writing project for the social studies or science classroom. This project may be used as a creative research project or as a summarizing assignment to end a unit of study on the rainforests.
Hands-on habitat activities for 2nd grade science. Find fun teaching ideas, video links, lessons, and science experiments for kids for about habitats and ecosystems. Ideal for NGSS interdependent relationships in ecosystems for 2nd grade. #2ndgrade #science #habitats #ecosystems #ngss