The Lorax's Earth Day

Add a touch of Dr. Seuss whimsy to your Earth Day celebration with six pages consisting of Earth-friendly, inspiring, and engaging activities designed to enhance the beauty of your school campus and showcase the famous story, The Lorax

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Begin the day with a read-aloud of Dr. Seuss's The Lorax
  • Create a Lorax-themed bulletin board featuring the quote in focus, "UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not."
  • Copy the class-made list for each pupil to take home and complete any ideas they can with their family members 
Classroom Considerations

  • Earth Day takes place on April 22, 2017 
  • Materials vary depending on which activities you chose to implement
  • The resource's duration reflects the completion of some activities over the course of one day 
  • The resource is the first in a series of four Dr. Seuss themed activities 
Pros

  • Provides a list of additional books written by Dr. Seuss to share with the class 
  • Encourages learners to take responsibility and have pride for their school environment 
  • Offers and assortment of clear and easy-to-follow activity ideas 
Cons

  • None