This is a guide that would assist students to write a letter of commitment and interest in drawing down their individual carbon footprint. This resource is ideal for classroom use.
English Language Arts
5.L.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Speaking & Listening (K-12)
K.SL.2 Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood.
1.W.5 With guidance and support, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
4.W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
ESS2: Earth's Systems
K.ESS2.1 Use and share observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time.
ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
K.ESS3.3 Communicate solutions that will reduce the impact of humans on the land, water, air, and/or other living things in the local environment.
5.ESS3.1 Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth’s resources and environment.