This is Our Earth

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Title: This is Our Earth

 

Author: Laura Lee Benson

 

Pages: 32

Summary(from publisher): Laura Lee Benson’s lilting verse carries us over panoramic landscapes as we visit the many creatures and natural wonders of the earth. The subtext introduces basic facts about our diverse environment and encourages global awareness and conservation.

Accompanying Discussion: Talk about Earth Day, conservation, and global warming. Discuss the everyday things that everyone can do do protect the earth (recycling, water conservation, taking public transportation, etc.)

Accompanying Activities:  Have younger kids color a life cycle of a tree diagram. Older students can color a carbon dioxide and oxygen cycle diagram.

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