Earth Day Lesson Plans: April 22

Earth Day Lesson Plans and Bulletin Board Display Ideas

Teaching Resources and Fun Activities for Earth Day

Earth Day Lesson Plans for Elementary School Teachers

blue bullet point Earth Day Teaching Resources Elementary Teaching Resources Welcome my Earth Day Lesson Plans web page for teachers.

blue bullet point On this page, you will find Earth Day teaching resources for English, powerpoint lesson plans, bulletin board displays, and printable worksheets for creative writing assignments.

blue bullet point Earth Day is an ideal time of the school year to integrate your science and English lesson plans together. On this teaching resources page, you will find some creative ideas to help you plan activities that focus on the environment, recycling, and language arts all at the same time.


Earth Day Lesson Plans Recycle Banner

Earth Day Parts of Speech Powerpoint:
Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, and Adverbs

Buy Earth Day Powerpoint Presentation Now

Earth Day Parts of Speech Powerpoint:
4 Parts of Speech: Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, and Adverbs


$3.00
 Add to Cart

Click on the Add to Cart button above to purchase this set of teaching resources.
These Earth Day lesson plans will be emailed to you and then you can download them instantly.
Print as many copies as you want! Save and reuse forever!


Earth Day Grammar Parts of Speech Powerpoint Lesson

blue bullet point Earth Day is celebrated on April 22. These Earth Day lesson plans are a powerpoint activity and they are a perfect way to have your students review the parts of speech, while at the same time having your students participate in a lesson with an environmental awareness theme.

Earth Day Lesson Plans Powerpoint Presentations blue bullet point There are 15 sets of question and answer slides in this Earth Day Parts of Speech Powerpoint Lesson.

blue bullet point There is a student response worksheet for students to write their answers on. There are a total of 40 slides in this powerpoint presentation.

blue bullet point This Earth Day lesson plans set reviews the following parts of speech: nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs.

blue bullet point This powerpoint lesson activity is set up like the game Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Game, but with an Earth Day theme to it.

blue bullet point Instead of using money symbols, I have used the word "trees." For example, if students answer all 15 questions correctly, they have planted 1 million trees on Earth Day. The concept of winning trees instead of money is introduced and explained in the second slide in this powerpoint presentation.


Earth Day April 22 Powerpoint Lesson Grammar Activity

blue bullet point The student response worksheet, where students write their answers, also contains the word "trees" instead of money symbols.

blue bullet point This response worksheet is found on slide 38 of the powerpoint presentation. To print this worksheet out for your students, open this document and when you go to print it, select only slide 38 to print, and by doing this, you will not print out all 40 slides that are in this set.


Earth Day Grammar Powerpoint Student Answer Sheet

blue bullet point All of the 15 sentences and the animations in this Earth Day lesson plans powerpoint activity have an Earth Day theme. Your students will love playing this engaging Earth Day powerpoint game while they are reviewing the parts of speech!

Below is an example of a question slide.


Earth Day Powerpoint Lesson:  Parts of Speech - Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, and Adverb

Below is an example of an answer slide.


Parts of Speech Powerpoint Lesson for Earth Day April 22

blue bullet pointClick on the link below to download a free sample of this set of Earth Day lesson plans.

blue bullet pointThis Earth Day Parts of Speech sample will show you an example of a question slide, and this is the section where students write their answers on their response worksheets. Next, you will see an example of an answer slide, where you review the answers to each question and students grade their work.

Click here to download a free sample of this powerpoint lesson:
Earth Day Parts of Speech Powerpoint

Earth Day Lesson Plans Globe Banner

Earth Day April 22
Stationery and Matching Banner Set

Buy Earth Day Stationery and Banner Set Now

Earth Day Creative Writing Stationery Set
Earth Day Lesson Plans


$0.99
 Add to Cart

Click on the Add to Cart button above to purchase this set of teaching resources.
These Earth Day lesson plans will be emailed to you and then you can download them instantly.
Print as many copies as you want! Save and reuse forever!

This "Earth Day" Stationery Set includes the following:


Earth Day April 22 Bulletin Board Display Banner

5 page bulletin board display banner (shown above)


Earth Day April 22 Creative Writing Printable Worksheets and Templates

Color printable worksheets (shown above)

Black and white printable worksheets (not shown)


Earth Day Lesson Plans Recycle Banner

E.A.R.T.H. Day Globe Acrostic Poems
Earth Day Lesson Plans

Buy Earth Day Poems Now

Earth Day Acrostic Poems
Poetry Lesson Plans and Teaching Resources


$3.99
 Add to Cart

Click on the Add to Cart button above to purchase this set of teaching resources.
These poetry lesson plans will be emailed to you and then you can download them instantly.
Print as many copies as you want! Save and reuse forever!


Earth Day April 22 Bulletin Board Display Banner for Student Poems

This five page banner is included for free in this set of poetry lesson plans.


Earth Day Acrostic Poem Student Example

Above: Earth Day Lesson Plans Acrostic Poem Example


Earth Day Lesson Plans for Poetry and Poems blue bullet point Earth Day Lesson Plans: Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 and this is a perfect opportunity for your students to write a poem with an environmental theme.

blue bullet point This is an E.A.R.T.H. Day acrostic poem creative writing assignment that is set inside a globe template. Students lightly color the background of the continents and oceans in the globe, and then use a dark pen to write their acrostic poems on the lines.

blue bullet point Students cut out the globe templates along the thick border, and then they will have unique globe shaped poetry templates.

blue bullet point These Earth Day globes will make a colorful bulletin board display in your classroom that will highlight this important date which is recognized around the world.

blue bullet point This Earth Day lesson plans set includes:

  • Teaching Lesson Plans for Earth Day April 22 first draft printable worksheets
  • black and white globe templates and printable worksheets
  • globe templates and printable worksheets in 5 different colors
  • matching 5 page bulletin board display banner
  • 18 globe bulletin board accent pieces with conservation tips written inside of them

blue bullet point Everything that you need to complete this Earth Day poetry assignment is included in this teaching resources set. All that you will need is scissors, coloring pencils, and pens.

blue bullet point For creative writing assignments, I believe that it is important for students to go through the steps of the writing process.

blue bullet point For this reason, my students never begin writing their poems on their final draft globe poetry templates, instead they write on first draft worksheets. Then, they edit and revise their poems on their own, with a partner, or in individual writing conferences with me.


Below is an example of the first draft worksheet
that is included in this set of Earth Day lesson plans.


Earth Day April 22 Acrostic Poem Worksheet

Fun Lesson Plan Ideas for Earth Day Elementary Teachers blue bullet point After students have edited and revised the first drafts of their poems, you should give them their final draft globe templates.

blue bullet point The Earth Day globe template measures 9 inches in length and 7 inches in width.

blue bullet point For their final drafts, students lightly color the continents and oceans using color pencils. Then, using a dark ink pen, students write their Earth Day poems on the lines.

blue bullet point These globe templates have thick border lines, so it is easy for the students to cut out their globe poetry templates themselves.

blue bullet pointBy using these unique globe templates, you will be able to create a dynamic poetry bulletin board display that highlights an important environmental theme as well.


Earth Day Acrostic Poem Globe Writing Template

Above: Earth Day Acrostic Poem Final Draft Globe Template


Lesson Plans and Ideas for Celebrating Earth Day blue bullet point As I am introducing this poetry assignment to my students, I like to begin by sharing my Earth Day poem with my students.

blue bullet point At the front of my classroom, I display an example of what the final draft globe templates look like.

blue bullet point By providing a visual example at the very beginning of these Earth Day lesson plans, my students know what their poetry assignments will look like when they have completed their final drafts.

blue bullet point For final draft poetry assignments, when I give my students fun templates to write on, I have found that they tend to use their best effort, and they are more careful to not make careless spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors.


This set of poetry lesson plans includes 5 colors of Earth Day globes.
Below is an example of the red template.


Earth Day Poetry Lesson Plans and Globe Template


Earth Day Creative Writing Lesson Plans and Ideas blue bullet point Besides the red template shown above, there are yellow, orange, green, and blue globe templates in this set of Earth Day lesson plans (see examples below).

blue bullet point You can choose to print out multiple copies of these 5 colorful globe templates and give them to your students to write their poems on instead of the black and white globe templates.

blue bullet point If you choose to use the color globe templates with your students, the finished bulletin board display of your students' Earth Day poems will be a bright array of rainbow colors.

blue bullet point Your colorful Earth Day poetry bulletin board display will be sure to capture everyone's attention!


Earth Day April 22 Poems and Poetry Lesson Plans

Earth Day April 22 Poems and Poetry Teaching Resources


Earth Day April 22 Bulletin Board Display Banner for Student Poems

This five page banner is included for free in this set of poetry lesson plans.


blue bullet point I know that it takes teachers a lot of valuable time to assemble their bulletin board displays. Many teachers spend hours of time cutting out large display letters or making a banner on their own at home on their computers.

Earth Day Elementary Classroom Bulletin Board Display Examples blue bullet point This time is valuable and better spent on developing your classroom curriculum.

blue bullet point To help save you time, I have included a matching 5 page bulletin board display banner (shown above) in this set of Earth Day lesson plans.

blue bullet point If you have access to a laminating machine, you can laminate your banner so that it is durable and you can use it year after year for bulletin board displays of these Earth Day poems.

blue bullet point This set of Earth Day lesson plans also includes 18 globe bulletin board accent pieces to help you decorate your bulletin board for this environmental theme. Inside each of the globes, there is a conservation tip.

Earth Day Bulletin Board Display Elementary Students
  • Every Day Is Earth Day
  • Earth Day April 22
  • Plant a tree in your yard.
  • Turn off the water while you brush your teeth.
  • Use cloth napkins.
  • Reuse glass and plastic containers.
Earth Day Bulletin Board Display Elementary Classroom
  • Use fabric grocery bags.
  • Recycle aluminum cans.
  • Recycle all paper products.
  • Wash only full loads of laundry.
  • Turn off lights when you leave the room.
  • Use energy efficient light bulbs.
Earth Day Conservation and Energy Tips Bulletin Board Display
  • Volunteer to clean up an area in your community.
  • Carpool or take public transportation.
  • Walk more and drive less.
  • Take a quick shower instead of a bath.
  • Make notepads out of used paper.
  • Buy items made of recycled materials.

Earth Day Recyling Tips for Students Reduce Reuse Recycle


Earth Day Lesson Plans Recycle Banner

Think Green: Environmental
Awareness Teaching Resources Set:

Buy Think Green Teaching Resources Set Now

Think Green Creative Writing
Stationery and Sticker Chart Set


$3.00
 Add to Cart

Click on the Add to Cart button above to purchase this set of teaching resources.
These lesson plans will be emailed to you and then you can download them instantly.
Print as many copies as you want! Save and reuse forever!


Think Green Recycling Reduce Reuse Elementary School Children blue bullet point Earth Day is the perfect time of the year for your students to "Think Green."

blue bullet point This set of environmental teaching resources is designed so that you can link your language arts and science lesson plans together.

blue bullet point Think Green is a teaching resourcse set that includes a creative writing worksheet on which students can write an essay about ways to help protect the environment or tips for recycling items that are used in their homes.

blue bullet point This set of environmental lesson plans also includes a recycling sticker chart and an award certificate.

blue bullet point There are 11 pages of printable worksheets in this set of environmental teaching resources:

1. Think Green 5 page bulletin board display banner


Think Green  Recycling Bulletin Board Display Banner

2. Think Green creative writing stationery
(color and black and white printable worksheets)


Think Green Recycling Stationary and Printable Worksheets

3. Think Green sticker chart
(color and black and white printable worksheets)

blue bullet point Below: This sticker chart can be cut out along the thick black borders so that you have uniquely shaped recycling trash can sticker charts. There are 20 boxes for students to earn stickers for performing tasks that are related to recycling or that are helpful to the environment.


Think Green Recycling Sticker Chart Templates

4. Think Green student award certificate
(color and black and white printable worksheets)

blue bullet point Below: You can present this award certificate to your students at the end of this Think Green unit or when they have completed their sticker charts.


Think Green Recycling Environmental Award Certificate

Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Elementary School Children blue bullet point I have included a sticker chart in this recycling and environmental set of teaching resources because I use this incentive chart with my students during the months of March (Think Green for St. Patrick's Day) and April (Earth Day is April 22).

blue bullet point I begin this unit in March to tie in with green for St. Patrick's Day and finish it in April to tie in with April 22, Earth Day.

blue bullet point During March and April, my students complete various tasks to earn stickers on their Think Green sticker charts. These tasks range from bringing in aluminum cans from home, collecting paper in classrooms to recycle, or writing about something that they have done at home that helps to conserve energy or protect the environment.

blue bullet point I finish this unit on April 22, Earth Day. On this day, our class has a Think Green Earth Day party. All of the food items for this party are required to be green in color or healthy vegetables. My students have brought in cucumber sticks, green pasta with peas and broccoli in it, tossed salads, tabouli, and for dessert I have made green jello.

Recycling, Environmental, and Think Green Teaching Resources blue bullet point For our Think Green Earth Day party, we use paper plates (no plastic allowed) and students bring in their own fork or spoon so they don't throw plastic forks and spoons in the trash. If my students bring in food to share with their classmates, it has to be in washable containers which students would bring back home with them.

blue bullet point Although my students were having a party with primarily healthy food, they had a great time and enjoyed every minute of it.

blue bullet point By talking about how we can prepare for our Think Green Earth Day party so that we won't have to throw away any plastic or aluminum foil, it made my students think about how they could follow these same procedures for other similar events.


Earth Day Lesson Plans Globe Banner

Thank You For Visiting Unique Teaching Resources

Thank you for visiting my Earth Day Lesson Plans page.


Earth Day Lesson Plans for Elementary School Teachers

Thank you for visiting my Earth Day Lesson Plans page.

Please be sure to check out the other pages on Unique
Teaching Resources
for a large variety of fun lesson plan activities
that will engage your students in learning and save you valuable time.

Heidi McDonald

Creator and Website Manager
Unique Teaching Resources


Engage Your Students In Learning


Solution Graphics





Are you interested in viewing other
seasonal and holiday teaching resources?

Fun Holiday Teaching Resources

Click on the links below to go to one of these
fun holiday teaching resources web page:


Back To School Teaching Resources | Peace Day Lesson Plans

Halloween Teaching Resources | Thanksgiving Teaching Resources

Winter Teaching Resources | Valentine's Day Teaching Resources

Groundhog Day Lesson Plans | St. Patrick's Day Teaching Resources

Spring Teaching Resources | Earth Day Lesson Plans

Mother's Day Lesson Plans | Father's Day Lesson Plans

End of Year Lesson Plans




Click here to leave this page: Earth Day Lesson Plans
and go to my home page: Unique Teaching Resources

Return to Unique Teaching Resources Home Page


Earth Day April 22 Teaching Resources


Unique Teaching Resources Facebook Page


Click here to follow Heidi and Unique Teaching Resources on Pinterest!



[?] Subscribe To This Site

XML RSS
follow us in feedly
Add to My Yahoo!
Add to My MSN
Subscribe with Bloglines


green underline


Teacher Testimonials About Unique Teaching Resources

Read all testimonials here:
Teacher Testimonials

I have been buying your unique teaching resources for a few years now, and I just love them! My students are much more engaged in doing book reports as well as other creative writing assignments because of you. Thank you.

Name: Marla (Grade 4)
From: New Jersey, U.S.A.


orange underline

Hi Heidi. I just want t say that my class is year one in Australia and they just love all of your work. We use your book report projects religiously and it has made my teaching and the students' learning improve by about 100%. The students just love it. Thank you so much for your help.

Name: Catherine (Year 1)
From: Australia.


green underline

Hi there! I just found your website through Pinterest, and I am looking forward to using your book reports that I just bought to help motivate my fifth grade students! Thanks for putting these out there. I'm a relatively new teacher and need all the help I can get!

Name: Noell (Grade 5)
From: Illinois, U.S.A.


orange underline

What a delightful and informative site!!! I'm having so much fun browsing and I've been teaching for 32 years!!! You can always teach an old dog new tricks, especially if you're creative and making learning FUN!!! You must be a VERY SPECIAL TEACHER ... how lucky your students and parents are!!!

Name: Kathy (Grade 4/5)
From: Oregon, U.S.A.


green underline

I stumbled across your website over the weekend and I'm SO glad I did! Some great ideas and an extra thank you for the UK spellings! I bought the back to school pencils, punctuation puppies, Willy Wonka group project and the characters! I think these are great resources and even though it's the summer holidays, I've been into school to get my display paper up and have put up the title banners - they look brilliant! Thank you!

Name: Jemma (Year 4)
From: UK


orange underline

Heidi, I just had to write and let you know that your website has helped me create the most awesome author study of Roald Dahl's books. My students loved completing the big animal shaped projects you designed for The Enormous Crocodile, Esio Trot, and The Giraffe, and the Pelly and Me. For the final project, they had so much fun writing and drawing about the characters from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory using your Willy Wonka Factory project. Thanks for sharing your scrumdiddlyumptious ideas !

Name: Jennifer (Grade 4)
From: California, U.S.A.


green underline

I feel so fortunate to have found your website and I have referred several of my co-workers to your website. Just for the month of January, there were three teachers displaying your book reports. I had the trophy reports, my neighbor to the left had the computer reports, and my neighbor to the right had the birthday cake reports. Thank you so very much for all of your work!

Name: Mary (Grade 4)
From: New York, U.S.A.


orange underline

I just wanted to say thank you for the most amazing teaching resources that I have ever come across in my thirty years of teaching. I have used many of your book report sets this year and my students absolutely loved them. What was particularly pleasing was seeing some of my reluctant readers (especially the boys) really wanting to read books and complete the activities. Keep up the great work!

Name: Margaret (Grade 5)
From: Victoria, Australia


green underline

Click the "Like" button
below if you want to
join our Facebook group
of over 70,000+
dedicated teachers.


orange underline


green underline

Click here to view this unique cheeseburger book report project.

Click here to view:
Cheeseburger Book Report


orange underline





green underline


Click here to view this yummy sandwich book report project.

Click here to view:
Sandwich Book Report


orange underline


Roald Dahl Lesson Plans and Fun Group Projects

Click on the book titles
below to view each project.

- The Enormous Crocodile
- Charlie & the Choc. Factory
- The Giraffe & the Pelly & Me
- ESIO TROT


green underline


Fun Projects and Lesson Plans For Childrens Books

Click on the book titles
below to view each project.

- The Giving Tree
- How the Grinch Stole Christmas
- Shiloh
- Stellaluna
- The Whipping Boy
- First Day Jitters
- Many More Book Titles


orange underline


Click here to view over 25 fun and unique book report projects.

Click here to view:
25+ Book Report Projects


green underline


Sign up below to receive my free monthly newsletter Teachers Have Class!

orange underline


Click here to join Unique Teaching Resources on Facebook!

To join our fun
Facebook community
of over 70,000 teachers,
click the "Like" button below.



Click here to join us on Facebook!


green underline


Click here to join us on Pinterest!


orange underline


Thank you for visiting Unique Teaching Resources!


green underline

Click here to see the items in your shopping cart.