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Mrs. Green Loves The Earth

Local author and environmentalist Lou Anne DaRin wrote, "Mrs. Green Loves The Earth" in 2023. An elementary school teacher for 30 years, Lou Anne's passion for environmental education extends beyond the classroom as she looks to provide information and tools for other educators to expand upon Mrs. Green's story. Below you will find teaching resources including lesson plans and activities.

Questions? Contact Lou Anne.

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Lesson Plans

Want to do a lesson after reading "Mrs. Green Loves The Earth?" Here are some ideas to get started!

  1. Lesson: Local Food

  2. Lesson: Environmental Research Project

  3. Lesson: Why Eat Less Meat?

  4. Lesson: Composting Benefits

  5. Lesson: Understanding Solar Energy

  6. Lesson: Using Less Paper

Classroom Activities

Here are some complimentary activities to do with your class after reading the book.

Girls Carrying a Recycling Bin

More About the Book

Lou Anne has done readings at local libraries, book stores, environmental clubs, and elementary schools! Learn more about the author.

Where To Buy

Online: Amazon, Hipocampo Books

Local (Rochester): Impact Earth, What's Good

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