Earth Day Activities: Writing Prompts, Reading Passages, Comprehension, & MORE!


This Earth Day activity for kids includes reading passages, comprehension questions, writing prompts, and quote posters for 2nd and 3rd-grade students.

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Earth Day Activities for Kids: Reading, Comprehension, and Writing for 2nd and 3rd Grade:

This reading comprehension and activities packet for 2nd and 3rd grade is perfect for EARTH DAY! If you’re like me and believe that Earth Day should be EVERY DAY, this resource is excellent during any time of the year.

This EARTH DAY activities file includes the following:

  • four reading passages with the following topics:
    • The How, What, and Why of Composting
    • Recycled Art: From Trash to Treasure
    • The Use of Plastic: Polluting Our World
    • What is a Carbon Footprint?
  • comprehension questions for each passage
  • additional printable activity pages for two of the passages
  • three Earth Day-related writing prompts
  • five quotes posters

These Earth Day activities can be used as awhole class, in small groups, or with individual students.

This file includes 28 PDF printable pages.

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