Lesson Plans

SubjectToClimate
Grades 6-8
75 mins
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The Arctic in Infographics

This lesson introduces students to the impacts of climate change on the Arctic.

Topics: Infographics, Physical Geography
Subjects: English Language Arts, Geography, Social Studies
Types: Articles and Websites, Interactive Media, Lesson Plans, Videos
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
200 mins
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Sun Up, Sun Down

In this lesson, students learn about the role the sun plays in our daily lives and how solar energy can be used.

Topics: Citizenship, Expository Writing, Nonfiction, Weather
Subjects: English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies
Types: Activity - Classroom, Lesson Plans, Videos
SubjectToClimate
Grades 6-8
110 mins
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Arctic Youth Climate Stories

In this lesson, students learn some of the impacts climate change is having on the Arctic, hear youth perspectives about the impacts of climate change, and write their own personal climate stories.

Topic: Narrative Writing
Subject: English Language Arts
Types: Lesson Plans, None, Videos
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
105 mins
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Trees in the Rainforest (All About the Rainforest #2)

In this lesson, students will learn about trees in the rainforest.

Topics: Discussion, Ecosystems, Vocabulary
Subjects: Biology, English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies
Types: Activity - Classroom, Lesson Plans, None, Videos
All About the Rainforest Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
60 mins
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What Is a Rainforest? (All About the Rainforest #1)

In this lesson, students are introduced to the wild and wonderful rainforest biome.

Topics: Fiction, Physical Geography
Subjects: English Language Arts, Geography, Social Studies
Types: Articles and Websites, Ebooks, Lesson Plans, None, Videos
All About the Rainforest Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
110 mins
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Rainforest Habitat (All About the Rainforest #3)

In this lesson, students learn about the rainforest as an animal habitat.

Topics: Ecosystems, Expository Writing, Research
Subjects: Biology, English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies
Types: Activity - Classroom, Lesson Plans, None, Videos
All About the Rainforest Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades 6-8
180 mins
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Hip-Hop and Climate Change

In this lesson, students explore the intersection of music and climate change and create their own original rap songs.

Topic: Creative Writing
Subjects: English Language Arts, Visual and Performing Arts
Types: Articles and Websites, Lesson Plans, None, Videos
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2, 3-5
30 mins
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Elementary Earth Day Activities

This bundle contains dozens of ready-to-use Earth Day activities for center work, bell ringers, independent or partner work, early finishers, or take-home projects.

Subjects: English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies
Types: Activity - Classroom
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
30 mins
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Build a Tree: STEM Challenge

In this center activity, students will design and create a tree using a variety of building materials.

Topic: Measurement and Data
Subject: Mathematics
Types: Activity - Classroom
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
20 mins
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Endangered Animal ELA Activities

In this activity, students will practice alphabetic skills while exploring the names of endangered and threatened animals.

Topics: Alphabet, Spelling
Subject: English Language Arts
Types: Activity - Classroom, None
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
30 mins
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Food I Eat Writing Activity

In this writing activity, students explore the foods they eat and where those foods come from.

Topic: Expository Writing
Subject: English Language Arts
Types: None, Worksheets
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
30 mins
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Animal Research and Writing

In this activity, students will research and write an informational piece about an animal.

Topic: Expository Writing
Subject: English Language Arts
Types: None, Worksheets
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
20 mins
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Counting Nature: Math Activity

In this activity, students will count and compare sets of objects from nature after participating in a nature walk.

Topic: Number Sense
Subject: Mathematics
Types: Activity - Classroom, None, Worksheets
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
15 mins
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Composting Syllables Worksheet

Students will use these worksheets to segment and count syllables in compost-themed words.

Subject: English Language Arts
Types: None, Worksheets
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
15 mins
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Response to Reading - Fiction

In this activity, students record their thoughts and feelings after reading or listening to a climate-related text.

Topic: Fiction
Subject: English Language Arts
Types: None, Worksheets
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
30 mins
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Endangered Animal Math Activities

In this clip card activity, students will practice counting and operational skills using images of endangered and threatened animals.

Topics: Arithmetic Operations, Number Sense
Subject: Mathematics
Types: None, Worksheets
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
20 mins
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Nature Measurement Activity

In this activity, students measure, compare, and order objects found in nature.

Topic: Measurement and Data
Subject: Mathematics
Types: None, Worksheets
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
30 mins
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Read Aloud Guide: Sun Up, Sun Down

This activity includes a read aloud guide, anchor charts, and reading response forms designed to be used with Gail Gibbons' picture book Sun Up, Sun Down.

Topic: Fiction
Subject: English Language Arts
Types: Activity - Classroom, None
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
20 mins
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Deforestation Writing Activity

This writing activity can be a companion to learning about the important role trees play in the carbon cycle, how trees provide homes for animals, and even city green spaces.

Topic: Expository Writing
Subjects: English Language Arts, Science
Types: None, Worksheets
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
20 mins
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Beginning, Middle, End Graphic Organizer

In this activity, students use the graphic organizers to respond to stories related to climate change.

Subject: English Language Arts
Types: None, Worksheets
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
15 mins
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Backyard ELA: Printable Bundle

In this activity, students will practice phonological awareness and phonics skills while exploring the natural world around them.

Subject: English Language Arts
Types: None, Worksheets
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
15 mins
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Backyard Math: Printable Bundle

This bundle of printable math practice worksheets targets numeracy and operational skills including counting, comparing sets, addition, and subtraction.

Topics: Arithmetic Operations, Number Sense
Subject: Mathematics
Types: None, Worksheets
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
30 mins
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Shapes in Nature: Geometry Activity

This activity encourages teachers and students to apply math knowledge to the natural world around them.

Subject: Mathematics
Types: Activity - Classroom, Activity - Outdoors, None
SubjectToClimate
Grades K-2
20 mins
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Curriculum Planning Guide: Grade K-2 Math

In this Climate Curriculum Planning Guide, teachers will find examples of lesson plans, activities, and strategies for implementing climate change into Math instruction.

Subject: Mathematics