John Woolman Curriculum
EDITED BY MARTHA SMITH
Five lessons on Woolman’s early life and transformation, work against slavery, work with the Native Americans and reverence for God’s creation. Original activities and songs. K-8th grade.
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting 2000 71 PP. Looseleaf
Content: This covers the life of John Woolman from his early days to his work against slavery and with Native Americans, and his relationship with the natural world.
Age Range: Kg. – 8th grade
Preparation Time: Time to collect materials for craft projects and plan the field trip.
Number of Lessons: There are five lessons, one or two weeks per lesson.
Activities: These include discussion questions, coloring pages, journaling, original songs, puzzles, dramatization, environmental preservation projects, and a field trip to the Woolman House in Mt. Holly, New Jersey.
Supplies/Equipment: Transportation for the field trip, craft supplies, and access to a photocopier.