Learners will define the term tolerance and examine their reactions to given social situations that call for tolerance.
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Learners will examine the ethical foundations of tolerance from the Torah and understand what it means in both the religious and social context.
Our tradition of caring and sharing for one another has its roots in the creation of humanity b’tzelem elohim, (in the Divine image). That concept is explained in concrete terms by Maimonides (Rabbi Moses ben Maimon) and helps form an ethical imperative that sanctifies our everyday...
This lesson will highlight environmental concerns that impact the home, school and community and provide the learners with hands-on opportunities to make a difference in the environment through the implementation of a service plan.
The intent of this lesson is to teach the learner that while our natural resources are readily available, their continued availability depends upon the responsible behavior and stewardship of everyone.
Unit: The Power of Children
In this lesson, students complete all necessary aspects of the service-learning presentation. Students present their proposal at a community expo. From these proposal presentations, the class votes on their favorite service-learning project and this becomes the project the whole class carries...
Students learn about the characteristics of an effective personal narrative and compare those to a news article. They do prewriting activities and practice writing details to show rather than tell about an experience.
Students draw on the image of a table to make a plan for bringing their time, talent, and treasure to the table for children who are hungry in the community. Using the table as a theme, students carry out a service-learning project that addresses the issue of child hunger in the United States....