We define civic virtue and give examples of ways to exhibit civic virtue for the common good. ...
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Unit: Community Philanthropy
Learners research a natural disaster and examples of aid to help the affected populations. They learn the roles of the four sectors in responding to the needs. They participate in a collection campaign or other service project and learn about...
Unit: Cultural Competence
In this lesson, we broaden our awareness of different cultures and how they celebrate holidays. An optional service project includes writing letters to request diverse holidays be added to the community calendar, if they aren't already observed.
Students learn about the toxic ingredients in personal care products and take action to protect local waterways from the effects of the chemicals.
Adapt this one-period lesson plan for any grade level and follow it with a simple and powerful service project. The reflection...
Youth discuss and examine ways to influence healthy food choices related to their interests and understanding. They brainstorm service projects and use a decision-making model to choose a project. They implement their service project and reflect on their action.
Students use visual literacy skills to analyze the components and message of an image. They listen carefully and seek to understand the different opinions and perspectives of their classmates. The students identify issues that are meaningful to them and create a simple image and text to...
Students define hunger and explore the myths and facts about the issue of global hunger. They brainstorm actions they can take to reduce the effects of hunger on others in their community and around the world. Students write poems to represent their thinking about the problem of hunger.