September Themes and Lessons
September 11 Day of Service and Remembrance: Honor the memory of September 11th by challenging your students to exercise their courage to be everyday heroes through service to the community. Focus students on their responsibility to give their time, talent and treasure for the common good (philanthropy). Search for lessons about volunteering and disaster response and preparedness.
Grandparents Day (September 11): Help students get to know their grandparents and other elderly community members. A great opportunity to learn about their lives and what they care about.
Citizenship/Constitution Day (September 17): Teach about citizenship and the U.S. Constitution to model the importance of participation in a civil society. See lesson plans below.