Students define what fairness means to them and compare and contrast definitions. They build empathy as they discuss others' experiences with fairness.
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The teacher poses several questions to spark conversation and critical thinking about the meaning of fairness. Students work together to create a definition of fairness.
In the final reflection, students connect the concepts of fairness and philanthropy through written response to a quote or personal experience.
In the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, students identify the barriers and challenges to addressing an unfair situation. Given a list of ways to respond to unfair situations, students match ways to respond to possible unfair situations.
Students reflect on their attitude about and responsibility for making fair choices about spending. They use the literary device of metaphor for expressing their thoughts.
Learners read about and discuss Fair Trade and how it relates to justice, fairness, and equity.
Learners meet in a "round" to discuss issues of fairness and the common good. They explore how downloading music for free affects the common good. They brainstorm other issues of fairness that affect the common good.
Learners discuss the fair use of copyrighted music. They explore how downloading music and movies affects the artists and producers who created the pieces. Learners write a statement of fair use.
The learners will practice their audio/visual career research presentation in front of their peers, and use peer feedback to make adjustments and finalize their presentations. They will plan, implement and reflect on a service project to inform others about careers...