Conservation reading set

Conservation

We’ve only one planet to live on, so the preservation of natural resources for our children and grandchildren is up to us. This reading set highlights the work of noted conservationists and the need to protect the planet from the wasteful expenditures of finite resources.

Reading Passages In This Set


1

Dr. Dian Fossey: Renowned Primatologist and Conservationist

Students will read a passage about Dr. Dian Fossey and learn about her extensive efforts to study and protect the critically en...

814 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Summary

2

The Wild Parks and Forest Reservations of the West

by John Muir from Our National Parks

Chapter I passage: John Muir was a noted naturalist ...

334 Words, 10th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, and Main / Central Idea

3

Boyhood and Youth

by Theodore Roosevelt from Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography

Chapter 1 passage: Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) wa...

425 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Context Clues

4

President Theodore Roosevelt’s 7th Annual Message to Congress

by Theodore Roosevelt

An avid conservationist, President Theodore Roosevel...

689 Words, 9th-12th Grades, 1300L +, Compare and Contrast, Figurative Language, Main / Central Idea, and Summary

5

Who Lives There?

by RV staff writer

Parks are not just a place for humans to play, they ...

217 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, 420L - 730L, Main / Central Idea