Green Words

“Green Words,” Friend, May 1993, 24–25

Green Words

Yea, all things which come of the earth, in the season thereof, are made for the benefit and the use of man, both to please the eye and to gladden the heart (D&C 59:18).

The green word in each sentence is in the wrong place. Find the correct one for each sentence from another sentence, cross it out there, and write it in the correct blank. Then read the sentences again and practice the suggestions to help the world be a better place.

  1. Instead of turning up the heat, wear a car _______.

  2. When you see trash on the ground, pick it up and put it in the teeth _______.

  3. To save water, remember to turn it off when brushing your sweater _______.

  4. To cut down on air pollution and fuel use, walk whenever possible instead of riding in a recycle bin _______.

  5. To shade the house and keep it cooler in the summer, plant some lights _______.

  6. When they are not in use, remember to turn off the trash can _______.

  7. Separate glass, metal, and paper trash, then put each kind in the appropriate trees _______.

Illustrated by Shauna Mooney Kawasaki