Saving OUr Planet Earth

Unit 1-Doing Our Part for Planet Earth

The Secret

Watch this short video to help show what a beautiful place we live in and it is up to us to make sure that we keep it beautiful.

Watch These three videos

The Earth and the People

Where does the song say that people came from?

What does the song say about the struggle that the people have to face?

Plastic Paradise

Entire Unit is on Power point

All videos and articles are included as well.

Environment Persuasive Unit.pdf

Read this article and answer the questions

Persuasive writing template

Choose a topic to write about.

Persuasive writing template.pdf


  1. The danger of ocean oil spills.

  2. Recycling should be mandatory.

  3. Why oil needs to be conserved.

  4. Why we should use reusable bags.

  5. Why palm oil should be banned.

  6. Ban mining in environmentally sensitive areas.

  7. Disposable diapers are hazardous to the environment.

  8. The environment is more important than genetics in determining how a person will turn out.

  9. The danger of oil drilling in Alaska.

  10. Fishing regulations are necessary to preserve the environment.

  11. Endangered species need protection.

  12. We need to invest more in alternative fuels.

  13. Endangered oceans deserve protection.

  14. We should strive for a paperless society.

  15. Conserve our global resources.

  16. Rain forests need to be protected.

  17. The principal threats of land degradation in Asia / Africa / South America (choose one continent for your thesis focus).

  18. Ocean acidification (a decline in the pH degree of ocean waters) endangers marine organisms.

  19. The main causes of massive coral bleaching (the whitening of corals).

  20. The advantages of an intercropping system for sustainable plant production.

  21. Environmentalists are misusing the term sustainable development.

  22. Why we should be concerned about ozone depletion in Earth’s stratosphere.

  23. Bottom trawling (dragging huge nets along the sea floor) is killing for the benthic ecological organisms.

  24. The benefits of microbes to humans.

  25. Make you own Carbon Footprint and realize how polluting you are.

  26. Why the carbon tax should be the next stage in our capitalist world.


Article: Choking the Oceans with Plastic

Understand the differences between-ethos-pathos-logos

Global Warming is shrinking glaciers faster than thought

In your journal write a response to this article

13 Ways to save the Earth from habitat destruction

In your journal write a response to this article

Write a response to the picture:


Read the article and write a response to Woolly Mamoth Sparks Debate over cloning

pursuasive writing and hook.pdf
persuasive writing conclusion.pdf

Watch video and answer the questions on the document below.

Editing and Revising and Final draft.pdf

Mr. Wandler's Resources (no access for students)