Through the integration of the arts, the learners will develop an understanding of the seven principles of Kwanzaa. Students are challenged to apply the principles to their everyday lives in a way that enhances the communities to which they belong.
Learners develop an understanding of the seven principles of Kwanzaa through artistic applications. Students are challenged to apply the principles to their everyday lives in a way that enhances the communities to which they belong.
Learners will increase their reading fluency and awareness of philanthropy by reading to younger children.
Learners will describe the actions of citizens during the American Revolution as patriotic and philanthropic.
Students conduct research and present a brief report about the Aztec culture in Mexico.
Using literature and research, learners will identify acts of philanthropy that occurred during the Civil War era.
Learners will actively help younger children write and edit their own pattern books. They will determine the value of their service learning project to the betterment of the community.
The learners will reinforce their knowledge about the abiotic factors necessary for plant growth by planting and caring for bulbs so the needs are met and the plant flourishes. The resulting potted flower will be a gift that the learner will share along with the knowledge they have acquired about bulbs and bulb forcing. By identifying local service organizations, learners will increase their understanding of local service organizations and participate in the process of matching resources to community needs.
Learners will describe important protections afforded citizens by the Bill of Rights and illustrate how those protections encourage citizens to act on behalf of the common good.
Learners will recognize the structural characteristics of bulbs, corms and rhizomes. They will describe acts of philanthropy and analyze why people give to others of their time, talent and treasure.