Learners research the public and philanthropic life of the person, and prepare a three to five minute oral presentation based on their research. They will highlight the most significant facts of the individual’s life, the philanthropy the individual participated in, and major effects their lives...
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Unit: Dear Philanthropist
In this lesson learners research the public and philanthropic life of the person to whom they have written, and prepare a three to five minute oral presentation based on their research.
The learners will identify and describe many different characteristics of civic virtue using material from a variety of sources and then select the characteristics they believe are most important.
Unit: Book Builders
In an effort to make an awesome school year, students draft and share a simple book describing the strengths and needs at the school to challenge everyone to make the school great. They learn the importance of community/social capital by building positive experiences with students of...
The purpose of this unit is to raise awareness about the impact of growth (commercial and residential) on the environment, specifically, how impervious surfaces impact the environment. Learners explore the impact of some of the following factors on the environment: population density, land...
The students will set a personal goal and make a plan for using self-discipline to meet the goal. They will reflect on their level of self-discipline and their determination to increase that level as they mature.
Learners reflect on issues that people tend to look the other way from to avoid facing difficult situations. They write an honest reflection on issues they can take action to address.