To heighten student awareness of organizations that grew out of necessity and increased social consciousness during the Civil War and Reconstruction.
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Unit: Bridges for All
Unit: Protect Your Melon
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.
Students will understand the impact that philanthropy has worldwide both locally and worldwide. The final experiential component will have students celebrating the good works of local philanthropists (Champions for the Common Good), and engaging in philanthropic activities themselves by planning...
Unit: Bridging the Gap
Students will engage in a service learning activity, write about it in a journal, an essay and an observation report, and complete a project summarizing their experience. While written for a Christian Middle School, the lesson may be easily adapted for public school use.
Unit: Philanthropy in History
In this lesson, students analyze and define the concept of community. The students identify benefits and sacrifices involved in actions for the common good in their role as citizens.
The purpose of this lesson is to introduce the Living History Project The sensitivity training will raise their understanding of the possible needs, disabilities and attitudes of people with whom they will be working. The training should lead students to understand the importance of showing...
Unit: Herstory in History
The learners will explain that bullying violates a persons core democratic values. Students will take action on the issue of bullying by taking surveys of various groups and sharing the results and their possible solutions with others.