Students will experience a piece of literature that introduces a famous African-American and his contributions to science. Students will gain an understanding of famous people of the past and the importance of their actions on citizenship.
To expose students to literature which reinforces the concept of tolerance toward people who are different. (The focus is on special-needs persons.) This lesson will also relate tolerance to becoming a responsible citizen.
In this lesson learners will review and utilize the knowledge of bicycle safety procedures through their service-learning activity of informing students and community about bicycle safety and constructing a bicycle safety course.
The purpose of this lesson is to promote helmet safety through a fundraising activity, culminating in providing helmets to children. Learners will demonstrate using their time, talent and treasure to provide for the common good.

Instructor Notes: As one of the objectives, learners will compose a friendly letter. This template consists of the date, greeting, body, signature and salutation.

Learners will learn about the need for bicycle safety through understanding and relating the five basic rules of bicycle safety to others in the community. Learners will become aware of the basic vocabulary associated with philanthropy as they prepare for their service activity.

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