My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children Book List 1' was developed through the casting of a large net, taking into consideration suggestions from the BCTF PSA groups (2015, 2016), my fine colleagues at DLG and Champlain Annex in Vancouver, literary reviews on the web, and the Vancouver and Delta libraries, as well as parents and children. These 13 books are my personal outdoor education / spiritual "gems".
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
place based learning
science observation skills
identity and awareness
A 'Book List' with suggested Springboard Activities that flow out of the reading of a "green" literature. Each book is quickly reviewed by its special features of both language and perspective. Suggested follow-up activities and related reads are listed. This Book List and was compiled over several years as part of a BCTF Inquiry Project with TELA and EEPSA members.
30 to 60 minutes for each Read-Aloud and follow-up literary or outdoor education experience
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#rethinkgiving from the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition
Lesson plans, videos, fact sheets, etc that allow you to explore poverty and over consumption and 'justice not charity' during the 'giving season' such as Christmas and beyond. Can be adapted for all grades.