Connections: Books used to support the learning activities include
- Bang, Molly
(1997) Common ground: The water, earth, air we share
Janet (1988) The manufacture of pulp and paper: Science and
Guide Nature Series
- Kuhn, Dwight
(1988) The hidden life of the forest
Wendy (1997) A log’s life
- Rose, Deborah
(1990) The people who hugged the trees: An environmental
Shel (1964) The giving tree
Throughout the activities, students were asked to reflect upon
what they were learning by creating journals. Paper made in the
paper-making activity became the display paper for student writings.
Students were asked to write their own fiction stories and poems
that incorporated trees.