Truth In Action
A Curriculum On The Testimony Of Integrity
BY THE CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE AT YEARLY MEETING GROUP, EDITED BY MARTY SMITH
Four lessons about the Friends testimony of integrity, designed for kindergarten through high school. Each lesson contains background information on one aspect of integrity (truth-telling, authenticity, faithfulness to the Truth or unity in community). To reinforce or enrich each chapter theme, teachers can choose among several age-graded suggestions for discussion questions stories, games, crafts or queries.
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting 2001 45 PP. Looseleaf
Content: Based on the testimony of Integrity and inspired by Wilmer Cooper’s Pendle Hill pamphlet “Integrity”, this curriculum has activities, games, books to read, and discussions around: 1) truth-telling; 2) being who you are; 3) being faithful to the Light; and 4) acting out of unity within community.
Age Range: Kg. – 8th grade, works very well with adults.
Preparation Time: 30 minutes per week, with extra time to choose and locate the book you are planning to use.
Number of Lessons: There are five chapters, with a sample lesson plan at the end of each chapter.
Activities: Games, books to read for several different ages, song to sing, queries to think about, puzzles, hand puppets, service projects, and crafts.
Supplies/Equipment: Bible, clay, oak tag, scissors, VCR, yarn, FGC Hymnal, seeds, dried flowers, dress up clothes, shoe boxes.