Who Speaks for the Trees

Lesson:

Activity Description: 

Students will discuss and analyze a fictional story related to natural resources. Students will determine whether the main ideas of the story build a case for the conservation and wise use of natural resources.

Objective: 
  • Students will discuss and analyze a fictional story related to natural resources.
  • Students will determine whether the main ideas of the story build a case for the conservation and wise use of natural resources.
Materials: 

One copy of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (either the book or the movie)

Time: 
Preparation: 15 minutes; Activity: 50 minutes
Source: 
Project Learning Tree, www.plt.org