This is a great hands on unit for K-2 students that is aligned with ELA CCSS, and Next Generation Science Standards for Engineering & Design. Students will read "The Lorax", and discuss what happened to the trees. Then they will work in partners to use specific materials to "save" their truffula tree.
W.K.3, W.K.8, W.1.3, W.2.3, SL.K.1, SL.K.5, SL.1.4, SL.1.6, SL.2.6
***Please note additional materials are needed for this activity***
Straws, colored pom poms, cardboard squares, masking tape.
This packet includes:
Introduction and Objective Page
3 pages of ELA and Next Generation Science Standards for K-2
Saving Trees Differentiated Self Assessment
Saving Trees Differentiated Writing Extension
Saving Trees Explanation page
Saving Trees Technology Extension
Saving Trees Science Extension
Saving Trees Banner for classroom display
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