Rather than focusing on text, this lesson addresses Chris Van Allsburg's use of light and shadow to tell a dystopian fairy tale... but it was surely just a dream. This is a great art appreciation lesson.
PowerPoint with Audio: Composting Creates Soil. Part 1 of 4 soil presentation in the Living on Planet Earth Series. This program describes how soil is made. By recycling plant materials we help produce vibrant soils that offer nurturing food, and dependable clothing fiber and building materials.