We discuss the joy of giving, as well as various ways to give through doing kind acts for people in the community. We learn how GivingTuesday is a day of giving that combines efforts with others around the world to make a big difference. Children follow their own interestes to make someone smile...
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Students will be engaged in reflections of stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination related to socio-economic status. From a cognitive and affective perspective, students will be involved with activities to assist them in developing sensitivity to working in direct service projects with...
Unit: We Are One World
Unit: One Person's Trash
The purpose of this lesson is to introduce learners to the different types of trash, the amounts that are being discarded and what could be done to alleviate trash in their own communities. ...
This lesson will introduce rights and responsibilities of citizens in society, in our classroom and community. Learners will identify core democratic values, ethical conduct and personal virtue.
Unit: Cinderella Project
The president of the United States is often considered to be the most powerful person in the world. Students will analyze how significant presidential power is and investigate ways that it creates tension between the executive and legislative branches of the government.
The learners will trace how executive power is derived and used in this country, and evaluate its potential for influencing change in the nation.
Focus Question: How can our voice be used to make communities stronger?
Unit: All for One
In this lesson, learners will research and evaluate both personal and community strategies for creating a more respectful, inclusive school community, and present recommendations to the school board and administration. Learners will also examine the role of language in fostering inclusion and...