The learners explore characteristics of "For-Profit" and "Not-for-Profit" businesses and organizations. They identify the role of volunteerism and research the incentives often used to attract volunteers. They will use this information to...
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Learners will develop an understanding of the importance of participating in active citizenship through their contributions to society. Benjamin Franklin will be highlighted as an example of a person who engaged in active citizenship.
Students will analyze which snacks will be sold in the store by surveying the wants and needs of the consumers. They will determine what will be purchased with the money procured from the snack sales.
Unit: People Who Work
Students make the connection that responsible community behavior involves acting for the common good. They will identify volunteer positions in the community and find a volunteer opportunity for themselves.
Unit: Philanthropic Literature
Students identify the USDA food guide pyramid as a source for guidelines about eating a nutritionally balanced diet. They identify foods and categorize them by food group in a game. Students recognize that the pyramid was designed for consumers of food in the United States and make...
Students research the practices of historical service leaders to gather information about effective practices to effect change. They analyze data collected from their surveys and design a campaign to advocate for health in their city.
To have the learners analyze, interpret and evaluate an annual report of a foundation or nonprofit organization and answer questions in relation to it, and to participate in class discussions regarding budgets, fundraising, and distribution of funds.
Native Americans are located geographically across the entire continent of North America. Their culture varies as much as their locations as they each have their own traditions. This lesson focuses on seven Native American groups and their folktales as they relate to generosity of...