Read Aloud of The Wump World by Bill Peet (14 minutes)
Talk about how we use children's book to teach morals to our children. What is the lesson to be learned? (Author's Purpose)

The Lorax 1972 (25 minutes)
Environment Cause and Effect Thinking Map for the Lorax by Mrs. Gru

Great Pacific Garbage Patch Lesson by Mrs. GRU

Resources:
Middle School Environmental Research Project Teachers Pay Teachers FREEBIE
WWF Ideas for Environmental Research
Environmental Health Student Portal
Top Children's Books on the Environment from A Mighty Girl