Learners will increase their reading fluency and awareness of philanthropy by reading to younger children.
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Unit: Helping Children Learn
Students gain empathy and use language to describe the mixed feelings that come with being new to a community. They watch and discuss video clips and compare character traits. Then they read a book and discuss how the book guides them to welcome new students to the classroom as the year...
To have students partner with a nonprofit organization to design and complete a service-learning project for that organization.
In the third trimester of the Urban EdVenture course, students begin work on the final project in collaboration with their homeroom teachers. Each...
Students hold a demonstration of their finished project on a field trip to the partner early-childhood center they determined in Lesson One. They make contact with directors of local organizations to offer share their devotionals with more young children in the community. They distribute the...
To review the idea of philanthropy and community through a Native American legend in which people take action in response to a community need.
Using poetry, this lesson explores the attributes of a hero and the philanthropic acts that are achieved in spite of adversity, for the common good of all humankind.
The purpose of this lesson is for students to share their feelings about a book while they create a book cover. The books will then be donated to a school or organization where students’ covers will be shared with the recipients of the book....
Students will begin to ponder the essential questions regarding philanthropy, which they will consider throughout the unit. They will formulate answers, and be familiar with the terms associated with philanthropy and democracy.