To allow students to reflect upon and discuss key issues that pertain to acts of philanthropy and good citizenship before and during the Civil War.
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Learners will develop a graphic way of visualizing the concept of a million by utilizing what had happened to the Nashua River due to the dumping of raw sewage in 1962. In the first class period, the learners will be introduced to the concept of a million by creating containers that will hold a...
Learners will identify their own personal reasons for giving, review community characteristics and needs, raise funds for a philanthropic project, and form a grant-making committee to name recipients for the grants.
The learners identify their own and others' motivations for giving and social action in the community. They promote giving and social action through persuasive writing.
To introduce students to grantmaking and the work of community foundations. ...
What are watersheds and why are they important? Students recognize that wise usage and protection of their local watershed is an example of environmental stewardship.
Students will learn about the variety of plants that could be put into the garden and make the selection of best plants for the area. Students will shop for plants and seeds.
Unit: How About a Hand?
Students participate in a shared-reading experience of a literature book that illustrates the importance of feeling like an important member of the community within a family. In this story, the middle child feels left out. The child tries to get attention by being...