Children hear a true story about a woman who performs a brave act for the common good. They identify the benefit the whole community shared and define philanthropy and common good.
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Students reflect on questions related to global health and then brainstorm possible service projects related to food insecurity or global health. They plan and carry out a service project.
Participants gain exposure to how citizens organize in response to a need. They observe the benefits of group cooperation. They review data they have collected from surveys and work in collaborative groups to identify focus areas for the service-learning project....
In this lesson the learners will identify several advocacy strategies and draw conclusions as to their effectiveness. They will identify local, state, and/or national concerns for animal welfare that call for advocacy intervention and determine what a successful...
All cultures have rules regarding hospitality. In many folktales travelers and those without shelter and food place demands on others for assistance. They sometimes test the limits of hospitality. Learners will define hospitality and discuss its requirements.
In this lesson learners define and discuss terms related to refugees and the common good. They explore the refugee experience and recognize some of the causes and effects of being a refugee. Analyzing The Universal Declaration of Human Rights gives learners the opportunity to explore basic human...
Students view a video about a girl named Carly who is forced to leave her home. They define the term refugee and discuss the problems Carly faces in her travels to find a safe place to live. The students examine the reasons refugees must leave their homes.
Unit: Lunchroom Recycling Plan
Students organize and implement a school-based recycling plan based on a one-day lunchroom waste audit.
Adapt this one-period lesson plan and follow it with a simple and powerful service project for Earth Day. The reflection...