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Earth Day Printable Worksheets

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  • Help students direct and organize their Earth Day research with these factual essay questions.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Earth Day Similes (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Earth Day Similes (elem/upper elem)'. "The recycling bin was as full as..." Develop writing skills and imagination with these simile prompts for elementary/ upper elementary students.
  • An eight page set of illustrated templates for creating a lap book on composting, with templates for pockets, flip books, match books, flash cards and more. A great Earth Day project.
  • "Do your part!" A story of things children can do in order to participate in Earth Day. Does not include questions.
  • This Going Green (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Going Green (elem/upper elem) Word Problems. "We know that, on average, each tree absorbs from 13 to 48 pounds of carbon dioxide per year. We have planted 15 trees. How much carbon dioxide absorption will the trees we’ve already planted enable in the next 50 years?" Five math problems with an environmental theme.
  • A great tool for organizing reports. Answer the targeted questions to help organize thoughts for a report on Earth Day. Includes a KWL and paper for writing a report.
  • This booklet gives students an opportunity to learn about Earth Day and how they can make the Earth a better place. 

  • Write in the blank next to each resource whether it is RENEWABLE or NON-RENEWABLE.
  • from "landfill" to "reduce"
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompt (Diamante): Recycle' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompt (Diamante): Recycle'. Use the poem form for your diamante poem related to recycling and Earth Day.
  • Put the apple core in the trash can.
  • Put the can into the recycling bin.
  • [member-created with abctools] Conservation-themed words in a tree shape.
  • This Environment (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Environment (elem/upper elem) Word Problems. "It takes 55% less water to make recycled paper than normal paper... How much water would the same factory use to make the same amount of normal paper?" Five word problems with an environmental theme.
  • Put the trash into the can.
  • Four cute b/w bookmarks with Earth Day-themed slogans ("Love Our Earth" etc.)
  • Use this 'Writing Paper: Earth Day (upper elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Paper: Earth Day (upper elementary)'. Two pages of lined paper with illustrations of recycling and the earth in the left-hand border, and at the top, respectively. Use for reports,poem, or stories. Great for final drafts.
  • Put the bottle into the recycling bin.
  • Color the picture. Label the natural resource. On the lines below the picture, list some products for which this resource is used.
  • Picture of a tree with hearts.
  • Make as many words as you can from EARTH DAY.
  • Each picture is something that can be recycled. These flashcards match our bingo cards.
  • From "Earth Day" to "recycle bin". These vocabulary building word strips with pictures are great for word walls, sentence strips, spelling and vocabulary practice.
  • The word "recycle" on a lightning/cloud background.
  • PowerPoint with Audio: Early Reader version describing how to compost food, paper and yard waste to make rich soil. Great Earth Day material.
  • From "bin" to "reuse". Primary.
  • This Early Reader: Composting is Fun (b/w) (primary) clipart is great to illustrate your teaching materials. As an abcteach member you have unlimited access to our 22,000+ clipart illustrations and can use them for commercial use. This Early Reader: Composting is Fun (b/w) (primary) clipart is provided in jpeg format.
  • Four cute bookmarks with Earth Day-themed slogans ("Earth Day Recycle" etc.)
  • Use this 'Book: Just a Dream (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Just a Dream (elem/upper elem)'. 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.
  • Reviews Phoebe Gilman's retelling of this Jewish folktale, with questions tying the story moral to the three Rs: reduce, reuse, recycle.
  • Children can learn this "rap" song as it's written or can substitute their own words about items that can be reduced, reused, or recycled.
  • Looking for children's books about the environment? Here's a list of fiction and non-fiction books (for ages 4-16) to get you started. Let us know if we've missed your favorite book and we'll add it!
  • [member-created with abctools] Trace and cut out. This globe-shaped shapebook presents Earth Day-related vocabulary for early readers.
  • Picture of a man sweeping next to a recycling bin.
  • Use this 'Book: Miss Rumphius (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Miss Rumphius (primary/elem)'. Writing and drawing prompts to review Barbara Cooney's popular story of a woman who wanted to make the world a more beautiful place. This ties in nicely with Earth Day or with a citizenship unit.
  • Maria tells what she will do on Earth Day in this easy reading comprehension text, which includes a coloring graphic and four true/false (yes/no) questions. It prints on a single page.
  • Here is a list of common classroom needs. Below each item are two choices for how to meet the need. Circle the choice that would be the best way to conserve natural resources.
  • Color the picture. Label the natural resource. On the lines below the picture, list some products for which this resource is used.
  • Identify each natural resource in the table as renewable or non-renewable. Sort the listed products according to the resource used to make them.