Students will be provided the opportunity to reflect cognitively and effectively upon concepts acquired during the first three lessons by producing a manual of service opportunities within their community. Increasing individual student awareness of...
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Unit: Heroism In Literature
Raise students' awareness of the importance of freedom of speech and the opportunity to voice one's opinion without fear of reprisal, as principles basic to a democracy. The learners investigate ways to have a positive influence in encouraging eligible voters to make their voices heard at...
Unit: For Love of Country
Students create lists of health and safety issues. Through cooperative methods, the learners construct an original health and safety survey of issues affecting their community.
Students reflect on how it must feel to quickly pack up and leave home with little warning and few possessions and then come to an unfamiliar new community. They read the stories of five refugees from four different countries and gain empathy and an understanding of their needs and struggles....
Unit: Be the Change: Violence
The students will consider ways in which they can be peaceful within a violent community, country, or world. They will learn about domestic violence and visit a women's shelter or hear a presentation from a shelter representative....
Students explore the issue of education as a right that not everyone has access to. Students plan and complete a service project to help expand access to education around the world.
The purpose of this lesson is to have students recognize the idea of an emerging democracy, analyze the struggles of the people, and decide on a way to help the people.