Reading Comprehension Worksheet
What Is It? - Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22nd with events that help educate people about how they can be part of making positive changes for the health of our planet. Over a billion people participate in Earth Day activities every year.
Vocabulary - Put these Earth Day words in alphabetical order. There are a dozen Earth related terms that need to be sorted out in an A to Z fashion.
Picture Sentences - Draw a line from the sentence to the matching picture. See if you can catch the theme we are going for here.
Celebrate - How many words can you make out of the letters that spell Celebrate
Earth Day? Write as many words as you can on the lines below.
Talk About It - Tell us your thoughts on each of these words and they mean to you. You can take them at face value or think on a larger scale.
Trash or Recycle? - Cut and paste each item into the correct box. There are eight items including: a tuna can, platic bottle, jean shorts, newspaper, chips, magazine, a wrapper and water.
Complete the Patterns - Cut and paste to complete the pattern in each row. You goal is to figure out what comes next in the series.
Every Day Is Earth Day! - Write the meaning of each symbol. These are consistent symbols that serve a great deal of environmental education to the public at large.
The Climate Change Controversy
- The subject of climate change is controversial. While
there is much support for making changes to reduce carbon
emissions, there is also a contingent that believes that global
warming is a naturally-occurring phenomenon that has nothing to
do with humans. What do you think? Is climate change real? Can
we do anything about it?
Tell Us - Write five sentences about Earth Day. How will you celebrate? Draw something that reflects all of your thoughts.
Can You Recycle It?
- Choose the correct answer. If you are not sure, do some quick
research to find out! Some of these will stump you.
- Explain how you will celebrate this day. This is a great sheet for everything to do with this day.
- Write an acrostic poem. For each
letter, write words or phrases relating to Earth Day
that begins with the letter on that line.
Word Trace - Trace the words. Write the words. These are for the youngsters.