Dian Fossey (April/Earth Day): Famous American of the Month

This American's tale is told in through a catchy, rhyming poem paired with a short, read-aloud biography. Includes tips and activity ideas for before, during, and after reading—plus comprehension questions! See Full Product Description.

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Dian Fossey devoted her life to the study of wild mountain gorillas—and fought to protect them and the forest where they lived.

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22!

This American's tale is told in through a catchy, rhyming poem paired with a short, read-aloud biography. Includes tips and activity ideas for before, during, and after reading—plus comprehension questions!

Common Core Alignment

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.10
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.4
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.10
Teaching Tips

Have children dramatize a scene from the person’s life story. They can work in small groups to improvise action and dialogue!