Growing Our Future

Unit of 4 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
Language Arts
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Focus Question 

What can a young person do to make a difference and preserve natural resources?  


Photo Credit:  Tree Planting by Keith Davenport Is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

Young people learn about the importance of trees to the environment and whose repsonsiblity it is to care for the trees. Through literature and analysis, they reflect on making a difference in their community.

Service Experience 
A project may include planting trees or advocating for the importance of trees. A local nonprofit may have volunteer opportunities related to planting and maintaining trees in the community.
Lessons in This Unit