Students learn about caring and sharing through discussion of the book Martin's Big Words. The lesson introduces the "big" word philanthropy (giving time, talent and treasure for the common good). The students discuss ways they have been philanthropic by voluntarily...
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Unit: Grow Involved K-2
Unit: Grow Involved 3-5
Students listen and respond to a biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. They discuss the importance of kind acts and service for others. They reflect on a quotation by Dr. King and apply it to their own lives....
This lesson investigates and analyzes stereotyping in society and asks the learners to brainstorm ways that they can help diminish stereotyping in schools and communities.
Unit: People Who Work
Unit: From Struggle to Success
Students learn from examples of people who have experienced a struggle and used surrounding resources to make something better for themselves and the people around them. Examples of "servant leadership" are taken from the Our State of Generosity...
Learners get inspiration from the work and words of Mother Teresa about performing small acts of kindness. They select a project and make a plan for carrying out a small act of kindness with a group or individually.
A picture book provides a discussion starter about ways we work together to address big issues. Students conduct a needs assessment and start a plan of action to address a small need.