Students will learn about the variety of plants that could be put into the garden and make the selection of best plants for the area. Students will shop for plants and seeds.
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Unit: Grow Involved K-2
Unit: "Antsy" for Others
How can we gain a better understanding and respect for ourselves and others? Through the use of music and movement, children will enhance and promote self-respect and respect for others.
In this lesson, students design a poster advertising the snack sale and its philanthropic purpose. They also write friendly letters seeking the help of volunteers.
Unit: What Does It Take?
Students will become aware of current issues in politics as well as the points of view of the candidates in regard to civic virtue and the creation of a civil society.
Unit: Pilgrim's Progress
Students explore the definition of community as a group coming together for the common good. Students work cooperatively to form rules and compare their rules to the compact made by the Pilgrims before they left the boat.
Unit: Why Do People Give?
This lesson introduces the concepts of supporting the arts and artists “giving back.” This lesson also introduces the concept of serial reciprocity—when someone does something kind for you, you pass on an act of kindness to someone else.
Students will learn to identify factual information from objective sources and to use that information to support their own points of view and refute the arguments of an opposing point of view.
In this lesson, the students read about some of the religious practices of the Aztec Empire and discuss the practice of human sacrifice to appease the gods. Students discuss the concept of sacrifice for the common good and debate how far we go in sacrificing for the common good.