Learners will increase their reading fluency and awareness of philanthropy by reading to younger children.
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Unit: Helping Children Learn
Students read and analyze different leadership types and then create a visual presentation about a "servant leader" who puts the needs of those served first. They may explore the rich Our State of Generosity website to read about...
In planning their act of philanthropy, students will identify types of gardens and discuss what is practical for the garden they are planning to build.
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.
Students will analyze how a garden helps others in ways that are not always thought of when thinking of a garden. They will see that a garden is to be shared.
Unit: Earth Connections
The purpose of this lesson is for students to continue to explore the Native-American traditional beliefs of Mother Earth through contemporary Native American writers and to express this concept through Haiku and visual art.
The purpose of this lesson is for students to explore the concept of the planet earth and our connection to it in the Native American traditional beliefs of “Mother Earth.”
Unit: Sharing Our World
The learners will reinforce their knowledge about the abiotic factors necessary for plant growth by planting and caring for bulbs so the needs are met and the plant flourishes. The resulting potted flower will be a gift that the learner will share along with the knowledge they have acquired...
The learners will analyze why nonprofit organizations are needed, especially when there are for profit and governmental institutions which do some of the same work. They will investigate an international and a local nonprofit which work to alleviate poverty in the community and describe the...