StorySongs: Connecting Art with Nature

With Mark Vollmer and Jim Eaglesmith

Lesson Plan:

Story Songs Connecting Art with Nature


Home Means Nevada Student Verse

Grades: 1-3

Discovering Nevada’s natural environment through earth science, poetry, and singing.Learn about Nevada’s fascinating landscape through photographs, music, and creative writing. This lesson brings to life the story of how Nevada’s fascinating geology supports all animals & plants. From this presentation students will create a new verse to the state song “HomeMeans Nevada”.

Materials: note-taking/journaling materials (paper& pencil), 2 stones or sticks collected from outside for use as percussion instruments, PDF of song “One Community