Students respond to literature about Martin Luther King, Jr. They examine his philosophy about serving and taking action. They follow his model to promote the idea of doing good for others. Students learn that service and social action by one person can change the...
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Unit: Grow Involved 9-12
Unit: Worth a Thousand Words
The purpose of this activity is to provide the photography students and the students from the Special Arts class an opportunity to meet each other prior to their involvement in the Special Olympic Games.
Unit: Souperservice Kids
In this lesson, students preserve vegetables through dehydration. The lesson includes multidisciplinary centers related to vegetable harvesting. They will build skills working as a group and contributing to the common good.
Students will see their classroom as a community with shared resources and identify ways each individual can support it by doing philanthropic deeds.
This lesson introduces the students to Alfred Nobel and his legacy, the Nobel Peace Prize. Students will learn about the paradox between intent and purpose as related to Alfred Nobel, review the criteria used to award the Nobel Peace Prize and reflect on how...
Unit: Philanthropy is "Phun"
Learners will be introduced to the concept of philanthropy, evaluate the role of philanthropy in the smooth functioning of government, and describe the role of families in shaping a democratic society.
Unit: Sharing Our World
By participating in a service-learning project, students will gain a greater understanding of what it means to serve for the Common Good. After learning about City Wildlife and their struggle in coexistence with humans, students will take action that will benefit our neighboring animals.
Unit: Deliver Gratitude Day
This lesson focuses on the meaning and benefits of gratitude. Teens research one aspect of gratitude in order to understand its relationship to health, happiness, or generosity. For their service project, they decide how they can 'deliver gratitude' to a deserving person or group. They will then...