Speak To The Earth And It Shall Teach Thee
BY THE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION COMMITTEE OF PHILADELPHIA YEARLY MEETING
Curriculum on caring for our environment based on the creation story. Stories, activities and resources for mixed ages.
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting 1991 60 PP. Looseleaf
Content: This packet focuses on the natural world and our place in it, beginning with God’s creation. Emphasis is placed on treating the natural world with love, respect and care. Content includes:
The Web of Life
Re-Creation and Preservation
Age Range: Kg-8th grade. Especially good for Middle School.
Preparation Time: Some time required in advance to collect materials for the crafts and reading resources.
Number of Lessons: There are five units of two lessons each. The entire curriculum can be completed in 10 weeks.
Activities: These include discussion questions, singing, crafts, field trips, poetry, video tapes, journaling, and community service.
Supplies/Equipment: Musical instruments; a VCR, transportation for field trips, books and stories for use with the curriculum, and art supplies.