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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.
Youth research and report back to the group about the nonprofit organizations that are serving their community and the many facets of community life that nonprofits are involved in.
Author: Urban EdVenture Faculty
Unit: Each One, Teach One
Learners write early childhood creative books to present to new mothers or the local school library/media center to be read by very young children. They summarize their observations and feelings in their Learning Logs and reflect on the concepts of philanthropy, stewardship, advocacy,...
Raise students' awareness of the issue of homelessness in the community and world. With a better understanding of their community's needs, students will be able to more effectively and efficiently determine their role in addressing community needs.
Unit: Bridging the Gap
Students will identify examples of philanthropy in a classic piece of literature. While written for a Christian Middle School, the lesson may be easily adapted for public school use.
Students describe elements of personal health and fitness and relate this to the health of the community, recognizing that the elements of a healthy community are good for all members. The students identify the availability of healthy foods and practices in the school,...
Unit: Bully-Free Zone
The students experience and reflect on a literature book written from the view point of a reformed bully, Confessions of a Former Bully. They analyze the data collected from their survey to determine how bullying behavior affects their school. The students learn that addressing bullying...