The learners discuss a quote from Congresswoman Barbara Jordan and reflect on the meaning of respect for themselves as individuals. They commit their support to a plan for promoting respect in their community or school.
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Unit: Character Education: Respect (Grade 7)
Unit: Our Constitutional Connection
Participants define philanthropy as givng time, talent or treasure and taking action for the common good. They identify philanthropy in a read-aloud story and the regional news....
Unit: A Beautiful World
Unit: Philanthropy—A Day at the Beach
Introduce the concept of philanthropy and guide the learners to be philanthropists who take volunteer action for the common good.
Unit: What Is a Youth Advisory Committee?
Read and compare a variety of literature to explore motivations and impact of young people taking action and helping others. We recognize that we all have time, treasures and/or talents to share.
Learners talk about the uses of water and understand its importance to our world.
Unit: Environment: Sustaining Our World
This lesson raises awareness of water quality and responsible management of water resources around the world. We explore the issue of safe water and the responsibilities of a global citizen to assure all people have safe drinking water.
Unit: Character Education: Honesty (Grade 7)
Learners reflect in writing about the value of honesty and following the rules. They explore the benefits to self and the common good.
Unit: Do Not Stand Idly By (Private-Religious)
This lesson guides youth to take take action with a group. They plan and carry out a tikkun olam project of their choosing to help the local community.
Unit: Teaching Tolerance (Private-Religious)
Through discussion of the book The Sneetches by Dr. Seuss, we learn about tolerance and the value of diversity in community. ...