Caring For Our World

Concepts & Vocabulary

Wonderful Water

Bodies of Water
lake, ocean, puddles, river

Water Conservation
clean, dirt, dirty, garbage, polluted, pollution, soap, trash, etc.; save, waste

Uses of Water
cook, drink, swim, wash dishes, water plants, etc.

Water Cycle
clouds, rain, sun, water, water vapor

Water Live
frog, plants, turtle, etc.

Terrific Trees

Tree Dwellers
ants, bees, birds, bugs, opossums, owl, rabbits, squirrel, etc.

Types of Trees
fir, oak, peach, walnut, etc.

Tree Products
door, fruit, nuts, oxygen peaches, syrup, walnuts, window, wood, etc.

Parts of a Tree
branches, flowers, fruit, leaves (big, little, pointed, soft, etc.), roots, sap, trunk, etc.

Seasonal Changes
fall (fruit), spring (buds, leaves), summer (flowers), winter (bare branches)

Our Precious Planet

Our Earth
earth, forests, fresh air, lakes, oceans, river, sky, trees, water, etc.

Living Things
animals, Human Race, people, plants, etc.

aluminum, cardboard, litter, paper, plastic, recycle, recycling, trash, etc.

Caring for the Earth
planting trees, riding the bus, etc.

Observing Natural Objects
close-up, feathers, flower, leaf, natural objects, petals, rocks, tree bark, turtle shells

The vocabulary and book list on this page are provided in the series
"Into English!"
<>Hampton Brown.
Water Ways
Laurence W Thomas
Rain Drop Splash
Alvin Tresselt
A Wetland Walk
 Sheri Amsel
Audubon Society Field Guide to 
North American Trees
Elbert L. Little
The Tree Identification Book
George W. D. Symonds
It Could Still Be A Tree 
Allan Fowler
Harry Behn
Good Night Owl
Pat Hutchins
 In a Faraway Forest
Lada Josefa Kratky
The Great Kapok Tree 
Lynne Cherry
World World What Can I Do
Barbara Shook Hazen
 Let's Take Care of the Earth
Roanne Lanczak Williams
 The Earth and I 
Frank Asch
I Celebrate Nature
Diane Iverson
What is the Sun 
Reeve Lindbergh
Sky Above, Earth Below
Joanna Cotler
50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to
Save the Earth 
John Javna
Going Green; A Kid's Handbook to 
Saving the Planet 
John Elkingtonk Julia Hites, 
Douglas Hill and Joel Makower
The Learning Works Earth Book for Kids 
Linda Schwartz

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