Students reflect on reading to identify acts of philanthropy in literature. The teacher poses the question, "Does all literature include examples of philanthropy?"...
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This lesson introduces or reviews the Core Democratic Values and explores the importance of these values. Students read or listen to The Well, a book set in 1910 in the south. Students analyze what life would be like without the support of these values and rights.
This lesson will emphasize the importance of voluntary action for the common welfare based upon student understanding of one's rights and the corresponding responsibility to protect them.
Learners will identify and tell the stories of historical figures who acted for and affected the common good, and review personal qualities that these historical figures possessed.
Students will understand that you find poetry everywhere: lyrics to songs, commercials and rap. They will also realize that themes of giving are often found in poetry. Students will write poems with giving themes. Sharing their poems is considered an act of generosity. Students...
Unit: Our Land
Unit: Bully-Free Zone
The students will present skits to illustrate strategies for addressing bullying behavior. They will compose a class pledge against bullying, and may choose to sign the pledge. The students will plan and implement a service project to inform the school community about bullying behavior and...