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Earth Day

Holidays & Events

High Int – Adv

Grades 6–12

In the words of the founding father, Gaylord Nelson, the first Earth Day "organized itself." Students learn about environmental movements and write an Earth Day theme song.

Find many related lessons in our Lesson Collection about The Environment.

  • grassroots
  • demonstration
  • agenda
  • catalytic converter
  • pesticide
  • extinction
  • resurrect
  • turnout
  • summit
  • sustainable
  • progress
  • poverty
  • intention
  • eco-conscious
  • documentary
PDF Content
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • introduction to idioms
  • comprehension questions
  • pair work
  • group work
  • discussion questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview C(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Type in the Blanks)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review C(Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)