This lesson explores the components of healthy living: eating healthy foods and exercise. Children identify their favorite healthy foods and forms of exercise that help them live a healthy life. Focus question: What foods and activity choices are important for healthy living?...
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Unit: Healthy Youth, Healthy Community (K-2)
Unit: Character Education: Honesty (Grade 8)
In this lesson, learners explore different ways communication can be changed through interpretation and intentional misleading.
Unit: Power and Race in Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Readers examine the lasting effects of power, privilege, and discrimination on communities.
Unit: Grow Involved 3-5
After reading the book The Librarian of Basra by Jeanette Winter children talk about the importance of books to any community. They discuss ways to take action for the good of the community related to literature. ...
Unit: Our Playful Community
Communities come in many different configurations and may be defined by place or purpose. A family, which also comes in many different configurations, is a community that comes together in the same space and/or with the shared interest of caring for one another. The young people describe the...
Unit: Helping Children Learn
Learners increase their reading fluency and awareness of philanthropy by reading to younger children.
Unit: Giving to Others (Tzedakah) (Private-Religious)
This lesson will familiarize the learners with basic laws of charity (tzedakah) in Biblical literature. Through laws and stories, students will begin to understand the level of importance that the Bible places on acts of charity (tzedakah), specifically as it relates to...
Unit: Tote Challenge
Young people investigate the problems caused by plastic shopping bags, then propose solutions to address the problems. This lesson prompts teams to design a reusable shopping tote out of an old T-shirt using engineering, problem-solving, creativity, and communication. They take action...
Unit: Project on Poverty and Homelessness at Sea Crest School
What is a famine and what are its effects? Students read and write an "interior monologue" response....
Unit: Food for Thought: Hunger around the World
Depictions of hunger in excerpts from Jane Eyre and Oliver Twist provide concrete images of hunger as learners determine its causes and decide whether to support a change in U.S. public policy related to the issue.