To introduce students to the need all people have for friendship and belonging. They will apply what they learn by working with a partner to create a page for a class "big book". The book will be given to another class to help them learn the importance of friendship and belonging and some methods for filling these needs at school in the form of serial reciprocity.
Students reach consensus on who to recognize and plan and deliver the recognition.
Children evaluate a list of organizations and reach a consensus concerning which group should be recognized.
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.
The purpose of this lesson is to encourage students to use their talents and cooperation skills to build a caring community outside the classroom.
Students will complete the service project, evaluate it and share the information about their project with others.