Curriculum

Build a Village $75

This curriculum comes in Three Parts:

  • Exploring Neighbors and Economic Justice (Grades PreK -3)
  • Economic Justice and the Ideal Village (Grades 4-6)
  • Economic Justice and the Global Economy (Grades 7-12)

For the youngest children K-3, the curriculum is story-based. It explores our global world through the lens of neighbors.

NOTE: You Need Both of These Curricula and Two Groups for this to Work

For the two oldest levels, this curriculum is experiential. It allows these two groups to work together to get the most out of this curriculum. The youth get the opportunity to make decisions and feel the consequences of their choices as they create their villages. Written by Connie and Erin Dunn.

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Chalice Club II $75
Chalice Club II is a curriculum full of social justice/social action projects. There are 50 in all. Some of the projects take more than one week to complete. It is meant as a curriculum to empower children and youth to make decisions through consensus building. These projects are excellent for a second-hour program. Set up your Chalice Club soon!

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Colors of Life: Coming of Age $25 (Both pieces) (Individually $15)

Two Facilitators are needed for every session. Parents and youth should take part in the Opening Ceremony. Parents will be presenting their youth with a bag – a Spirit Bag, a bag that will hold items to help them on their journey of Coming of Age, which should be spread out throughout the year. Written by Connie and Erin Dunn.

Each of the sessions are only 2 hours, but homework assignments help deepen the process. The assignments are mainly reading. Mentors can be contacted for any questions.

At the Closing Ceremony, the Mentors will present the youth with a gift as a symbol of their completion of this particular journey but with the understanding that life tends to swirl us through many journeys.

Colors of Life Coming of Age Curriculum and
Social Justice Jeopardy Order (Both Pieces) $25:




 

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Cutting the Apron Strings $30

Cutting the Apron Strings is a 6-lesson course for mothers and their teenage daughters. This course is designed to promote better communication on both sides of the mother-daughter partnership. This course was written by Connie and Erin Dunn.

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 Learning from the Ancient Goddesses of Indigenous Cultures from Around the WorldCoverLearning from the Ancient Goddesses of Indigenous Cultures from Around the World is a 12-Session Curricula. It covers topics that the Goddess Stories support in some way. The curriculum is a companion for Personal Goddess Journals and Goddess Rituals. The topics include:

  1. Opening the Lotus Flower (Kwan Yin)
  2. Personal Connections to the Goddesses Around the World (Yemaya)
  3. The Matriarch Versus the Patriarch Spirituality (Amaterasu)
  4. The Environment and Spirituality (Gaia and Spider Woman)
  5. Social Justice as a Center of Feminine Spirituality (Medusa)
  6. Living Out Our Mother Stage (Selu Corn Woman)
  7. Growing into Our Life Stages (Ceres and Proserpina)
  8. Family – Birth or Choice (Hestia)
  9. Light Versus Dark or Evil Versus Good (Hecate)
  10. Standing Up for Who We Are (Oya)
  11. Living Abundantly (Laksi)
  12. Change and Growth Is ALL There Is (Changing Woman)

This curriculum is for Adults. It  will sell for $75, but it is now available at a pre-publish rate of $49. It is available at http://uustoryteller.com/products/materials-for-adult-ed/ or publishwithconnie.com/courses-2/learning-from-the-ancient-goddesses.

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Many Waters NEW LOWER PRICE $40

Many Waters includes 12 lessons to go with the 12 chapters of the book, Many Waters by Madeleine L’Engle. (You will need to order the books or borrow enough for your class for the entire 12 weeks.)

NOTE: Science Experiments are part of this Curriculum,
Connecting our UU Source of Being Informed by Science.

Many Waters, the curriculum was written by Connie and Erin Dunn. Each lesson includes a summary, an activity and discussion questions. It is meant for Middle School Grade 6-8, but will work well for Grades 4-5, as well. It is a Hands-On Curriculum and will work well for a classroom full of boys who want to DO Something!

Many Waters is a novel about twin teenage boys who are blown back into the pre-flood days of Noah. It is a captivating story with an interesting perspective on the Noah’s Ark tale.

Many Waters, the curriculum, explores the UU principles and purposes that apply to each chapter. Activities include science experiments, art projects, games, and building an ark big enough to get into. Many Waters includes 12 lessons, which makes it an excellent choice for summer or a semester.

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Under the Wisdom Tree $75

Under the Wisdom Tree is a curriculum for helping teach values, beliefs and cultural connections. It is designed for churches with small groups of multi-level, multi-aged children. It is meant to meet the needs of the youngest, as well as the oldest, child in your program. It is also designed with limited human resources in mind and requires only a few adults to run the program. Like all curricula, it may fall short in supplying everything you need. But I hope it answers most of your needs. See Books for the stories from this curriculum.

Here’s what others have said:

I used Connie’s Under the Wisdom Tree for a summer program with great success- each week there were new volunteers, so the format was easy for them to follow. I also had much to choose from! -Ellen Cormier DRE, Uufbr Boca Raton Florida  (Formerly Massachusetts )

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