Students will experience the pride of producing a finished book. They will realize the value of their contribution to the community. Finally, they will celebrate the hard work and efforts that made their project possible.
To help students realize the ways that writing has served as a historical tool, and to understand that through writing individuals have captured and preserved history.
Students will prepare to interview a business professional through role-playing.
Students will investigate key local and national nonprofit organizations by researching their histories, services, and target populations.
Students will distinguish the nonprofit sector from the for-profit sector.
Students will examine the role and impact of nonprofit organizations within their community and prepare to interview representatives.
Students will be taking the role of city planners and will design a sound community by addressing land use and opportunity costs.
To introduce the four sectors of a civil society: government, market, nonprofit and household.
To have students understand and identify the needs of the community.
The purpose of this lesson is to help students examine the local needs of their community and to put a plan of action into place to help address those needs.