The learners will demonstrate to other learners the following concepts: common good, decision making model, opportunity cost, limited resources, pursuit of happiness, and civic writing through a courtroom simulation which they will present to other learners.
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This lesson will serve as the final learning piece, and the accumulated knowledge will be used to assist the learners in utilizing a role play scenario to come to a consensus plan of action that moves “their community” toward compliance with Air Quality Standards (AQI).This unit is also intended...
Unit: Lunchroom Recycling Plan
Students organize and implement a school-based recycling plan based on research and interests of the group.
This adaptable one-period lesson plan includes a simple and powerful service project for Earth Day. The ...
Through literature, students see a garden as a place where an individual can go for inner peace and solitude. They show environmental responsibility by sharing a garden within a community.
What is the value of a name? Students discuss the meaning and purpose that is communicated in the name of an organization and the names of people. ...
Learners will describe how communities were aided by the philanthropy of late nineteenth century industrialists.
Learners will illustrate how Jackie Joyner-Kersee is a motivator, both as an athlete and a philanthropist. She demonstrated acts of kindness for the common good through building youth centers across the nation.
Having formulated an initial opinion on whether or not Americans today exhibit civic virtue, the learners will defend their positions in light of the opinions of writers. They will make a personal plan to exhibit civic virtue through civic engagement in an environmental stewardship act....
Unit: Souperservice Kids
In this lesson, students preserve vegetables through dehydration. The lesson includes multidisciplinary centers related to vegetable harvesting. They will build skills working as a group and contributing to the common good.