Title: 1-2 For the Love of Our Earth by: P.K. Hallinan
Summary: This is a rhyming story that teaches students about ways to take care of our planet. Ideas covered include: composting, cleaning up litter, respecting nature, planting gardens, being kind to animals and people, and encouraging peace.
Spelling Words: Long /o/ spelled o and o_e, Long /u/ spelled u and u_e.
Words: menu, nose, most, cure, joke, unit, vote, fuse, soda, mule.
Challenge Words: comb, bugle, total, human, suppose.
Litter (n): Scattered paper and other materials, trash. Witness (v): to see or hear something. Dawn (n): the time each morning at which daylight first begins. Engine (n): a machine that uses energy to run other machines. Glows (v): Shines.