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The learners will demonstrate to other learners the following concepts: common good, decision making model, opportunity cost, limited resources, pursuit of happiness, and civic writing through a courtroom simulation which they will present to other learners.
Unit: Philanthropy in History
The learners will discover and understand that they have roles to play as civic participants and that by doing so, they too can make a difference.
This lesson is a celebration to culminate this intergenerational project. The students make a final visit to the senior center or retirement home where all the participants gather for a snack and a farewell celebration. Students give their published Living History Books to their senior friends....
This lesson will teach the basic Biblical laws of Tza’ar Ba’alei Chaim (the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) the rationale that supports these laws, and practical applications of these laws in today’s world. The learner will participate in a class project aimed to assist community...
Students read and discuss the folktale "The Drum," a folktale from India. Students determine the central message of selfless giving (giving without expectation of reward) and write and produce a play that communicates that message clearly. They perform it for an appropriate audience.
Unit: Community Impact
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.
Unit: Roosevelt's Tree Army
The students will explore the work and impact of the Civilian Conservation Corps in their state. Michigan is used as an example, but this lesson is applicable in any state.