Learning Targets for this Unit:

Generalizations:
1. Students will understand that anyone can care for the Earth in small ways everyday.
2. Students will understand that it is everyone’s responsibility to care for the Earth.

Skills:
1. Students will be able predict what will happen next in a story based on characters’ actions that care (or do not care) for the Earth (reading).
2. Students will be able to make meaningful text-to-self connections in order to identify what they can do to care for the Earth (reading).
3.Students will be able to persuade others that it is everyone’s responsibility to care for the Earth (writing/communication).