Students participate in a trash clean-up and analyze the issue of pollution due to trash, especially plastics. They discuss who should be responsible for preventing or cleaning up pollution - government, business, charitable organizations, and/or individuals....
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Unit: Global Garbage
Unit: Animal Shelters
The learners will be introduced to the concepts of philanthropy, common good, volunteer and donate. Animal shelters need many volunteers and many items donated to help their organization run smoothly. Learners will participate in deciding what they wish to do...
Unit: Deliver Gratitude Day
This lesson focuses on the meaning and benefits of gratitude. Students listen to a read-aloud book about a gratitude jar and brainstorm things they are grateful for right now. For their service project, students will 'deliver gratitude' to others in the school community by saying thank...
Students write to pen pals in a different community and discuss ideas related to a service project. The pen pals plan and monitor a canned-good donation project.
Unit: How About a Hand?
A positive school climate is made up of people making choices about how to act and treat one another. It is everyone's responsibility to be a good school citizen. Students identify what traits they value most and survey the school population to identify what is going well and what students feel...
Unit: Oil Changes Everything
Students collect donations, continue to motivate and inspire the other classes, and share information about the organization and how the money collected will be used. The students sort and count the money and chart the collections by classroom and by day or week. The teacher creates graphs from...
Unit: Welcome Home
Students learn about the Habitat for Humanity ReStore as a community resource for affordable housing materials for building and home repair. Students use comparison shopping skills and plan a service project that addresses a need in their community.