Speak to the Earth and It Shall Teach Thee

Speak To The Earth And It Shall Teach Thee

BY THE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION COMMITTEE OF PHILADELPHIA YEARLY MEETING

Brief Description:

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

$8.75

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:

Introduction
The Web of Life
Creation
Exploration
Appreciation
Re-Creation and Preservation
Resources

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.

Download the complete curriculum (free)