Students will understand archetypes, the roles that superheroes play in our culture, and how Americans view philanthropy.
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The students respond to A Chair for my Mother by identifying ways families save and spend money. They will then identify how savings can accumulate over a period of time....
Unit: How the Cookie Crumbles
Unit: Defining Philanthropy
Unit: Community Connections
The identification of the services provided by for-profit, nonprofit and governmental organizations and the drawing of community map that not only identifies the various services provided by these community organizations but also maps areas of need in the community form the intent of this lesson...
Unit: Community Impact
Students reflect on the importance of their identity from Lessons 1 and 2 and make a plan to demonstrate their responsibility to their community through a service-learning project.
Students explore the choices they have and the influences that make up their identity. They choose a method of presentation to share a representation of their identities and how their identities contribute to the common good.
In this three-day lesson, students analyze self-esteem in themselves and in fictional and nonfictional characters. They discuss the value of having a positive and realistic image of oneself and set goals for developing self-esteem in self and others by identifying strengths and personal talents/...
The purpose of this lesson is to acquaint students with the Core Values of American Democracy or Core Democratic Values.
Unit: "I" on Philanthropy
Students will be introduced to philanthropy and the non-profit sector in their community. Discussion will center on the idea that personal identity can be shaped by involvement in philanthropy. Children's literature and popular music will be used in this lesson.