Learners will construct a questionnaire as a needs assessment tool to determine the roles of senior citizens in their community during World War II. Learners will interview the seniors at a local seniors' residence to obtain primary source information. Compiled information will be presented with...
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Using the examples of history, the learners will describe the benefits of forming a non-profit organization to accomplish a cause rather than working alone. They will experience how a non-profit organization works by forming a mock organization within their classroom.
Students will define stereotype, discrimination and prejudice. They will brainstorm a social action plan to heal racism.
Learners will sponsor Mix It Up Day, a national project to promote diversity within a school environment. Learners will experience roles as private citizens attempting to change behavior.
Learners will visually present their findings from Lesson One. They investigate a local nonprofit through an interview with an employee and orally present this information.
Unit: Let's Make Lemonade
This lesson introduces students to the concept of philanthropy. As a class, they brainstorm possible ideas for the word philanthropist. The students will learn that even young people can be philanthropists. The following lessons lead to students planning a fundraiser. ...
Learners will research how colonial organizations, which developed in the nonprofit/ independent sector, have transformed themselves over time to continue to provide for the common good.
Unit: Living In a Community
This lesson introduces the definition of a community and challenges students to explore the characteristics of their own community.
Photo credit: Woodward Downtown by Becky McCray is licensed under CC BY 2.0...
Students will experience the aesthetics of music and tie that experience into how the "freedom songs" may have motivated the Civil Rights activists as they sought to aid the common good.