Related pages :

Arbor Day
Global warming
Oak Apple Day


Flashcards, Cliparts and Images :

Tree clipart


Trees, Flowers, and Plants
- flashcards

Click on Flashcard Library.
Arbor Day Resource Page
Clipart & Images
Sprouting plants



California Trees


Leaf Clip Art


Infographics :


Types :



  • Bonsai Trees (
    - with Links to History and Facts

    Bring Luck With Lucky Bamboo, Give Luck to a Friend.


  • Rainforest Teaching Theme ( :
    Activities (Reading & Writing) - Web Quests - Interactive Sites For Students - Worksheets - Lesson Plans...
  • List of famous trees (Wikipedia)
    1 Real individual trees
    1.1 Africa
    1.2 Asia
    1.3 Europe
    1.4 North America
    1.5 Oceania
    2 Mythological and religious
    3 Fictional
    4 See also

Vocabulary and Encyclopedia :



Facts :


  • Space cameras to monitor forests
    "Plans to use a state-of-the-art camera onboard a satellite to monitor deforestation levels in Africa's Congo Basin have been unveiled.
    The high resolution RALCam3 camera, designed and built by UK scientists, will provide the first detailed view of the area's rate of forest cover loss..."


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  • Charles urges forest logging halt
    "Prince Charles has said the halting of logging in the rainforest is the single greatest solution to climate change."

    + a VIDEO : "The Prince of Wales spoke of an urgent need to stop felling tropical forests."

    "Logging is the process in which trees are cut down for forest management and timber.
    Logging is controversial due to its potential environmental and aesthetic impacts."




Listening :

  • The World (with exercises) : Bamboo Artifacts (Difficult)


Interactive exercises :

  • Rainforests - "When the answers are right, a picture of a rainforest will appear." (


Exercises to print :


  • Label Tree Anatomy - "Read the definitions, then label the tree diagram." (Enchanted Learning)
  • Tropical Rainforest Strata: Label Me!
    "Read the definitions, then label the strata (layers) of the tropical rainforest diagram."
    (Enchanted Learning)
  • Arbor Day Resource Page (Teacher Planet)
    Lessons and Units - Worksheets - Clipart & Images - Pictures of Trees -
    Arbor Day Songs - Arbor Day Posters


Lesson plans :


Webquests :

  • EARTH PROBLEMS - a webquest
    I. Air Pollution - II. Energy Depletion - III. Overflowing Landfills - IV. Rain Forest Destruction - V. Vanishing Species - VI. Water Pollution


Interactive games :

  • Trees - interactive crossword
    (British Council)

Games to print :

  • Trees - Word Search Puzzle (

Arbor Day :

  • Arbor Day Resource Page (Teacher Planet)
    Lessons and Units - Worksheets - Clipart & Images - Pictures of Trees - Arbor Day Songs -
    Arbor Day Posters


Cartoons :






Idioms and Sayings :

  • English in a Minute: Out of the Woods - VIDEO
    "The word "woods" refers to an area of land covered with many trees. But this idiom does not actually have anything to do with trees.
    Find out what it means to be "out of the woods" in this episode of English in a Minute!"

  • Wise sayings (
    A big tree attracts the gale. - Chinese (on pride)
    A firm tree does not fear the storm. - Dayak (Indonesian) (on strength and weakness)
    A good tree can lodge ten thousand birds. - Burmese (on good and evil)
    A little axe can cut down a big tree. - Jamaican (on permanence and change)
    Bury the hatchet beneath the root of the tree. - Native American Saying (on war and peace)
    One generation plants the trees, another gets the shade. - Chinese Proverb
    When eating fruit, remember the one who planted the tree. - Vietnamese (on gratitude)


Stories :


    • "The Giving Tree" by Shel Silverstein - with a short animation
    • The Giving Tree animated motion

    • The Giving Tree, "first published in 1964, is a children's book written and illustrated by Shel Silverstein."
      It "is a short tale about a relationship between a young boy and a tree in a forest."
  • Stories from the Web - Illustrated stories you can read and listen to! (
    - for early years :
    Jape Goes to the Doctor's / Jif's Jungle Adventure / Jif and Jape are Friends / Jif and Jape Go to the Library


Poems :

  • "Trees", a poem by Joyce Kilmer (1886-1918, American poet) - (Wikipedia)

  • The Beech Tree - a poem (

Cinema :

Songs :


  • Living next door to Alice by Smokie :
    "We grew up together two kids in the park
    We carved our initials deep in the bark, me and Alice"

  • Strange fruit by Billie Holiday :
    "Southern trees bear strange fruit,
    Blood on the leaves and blood at the root,
    Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze,
    Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees..."