Earth Day is recognized on April 22 of each year.
Click here to read "The First Earth Day". Then answer the following questions:
1. Whose idea was earth day?
2. What is the purpose of Earth Day?
3. When was the first Earth Day celebrated in the United States?
4. When did the United Nations make Earth Day an international event?
5. What happened as a result of the first Earth Day?
In 2010, President Obama proposed a challenge for Earth Day. Watch the video above. Tell something you think you can do to help make our Earth a cleaner place.
After you answer, click here to take the Earth Day Quiz .
Welcome back! I hope you enjoyed your spring break. April is Poetry Month. One of my favorite poets is Jack Prelutsky. Visit his website by clicking on the picture below. When you get to his site, read some of his poems. Choose your favorite and tell why it is your favorite. What do you like about it?