Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to identify evidence supporting the text's connection to The Bible.
Common Core Standards:
Have students explore the parallels between the beginning of the story and the Book of Genesis, particularly the characters of Adam and Eve, the setting of the Garden of Eden, and the themes of harmony and paradise.
Provide students with passages from Genesis that reflect the motifs of beginning, simplicity and paradise in the first chapter. Consider providing a brief summary of Genesis as well.
Read the passages from Genesis and then have students...
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