Students explore the meaning of community and describe traits of a healthy classroom community. They develop a class definition of a healthy community and learn how to promote healthy habits in the school community....
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Unit: Good Health in Our Community
Unit: Urban EdVenture Course by the Westminster Schools
These activities help youth see the web of communities to which they belong and define what it means to be a member of a community.
Author: Urban EdVenture Faculty at Westminster...
Unit: Grow Involved 9-12
Writing letters to government officials is an effective way to take a stand on an issue. Young people use advocacy as a form of service. ...
Unit: Healthy Youth, Healthy Community (K-2)
Students define community and recognize that a class or after-school group is a community because the members share interests and goals and work together. Focus Questions: What is a community and what is my role? What is health and why is it important?...
Unit: Living in a Community: Intro. to Philanthropy
We define community as "coming together with a common purpose" and brainstorm communities we are part of: classroom, sports team, interest and faith groups, and neighborhood. We reflect on how philanthropy and trust affect the common good of the community....
Unit: Living In a Community
The children explore attributes of the community in which they live. They compare ways to be generous in rural, urban, and suburban communities.
The participants investigate the roles of historical and contemporary Latino philanthropists. They will look at the work of César Chávez and Dolores Huerta in the farm labor movement within the historical context of Latino activism in the United States.
Unit: Women in Philanthropy
Madam C. J. Walker, successful African American business woman, supported many causes with the profits of her business. We become aware of the many ways people give.
Unit: Treating Others with Respect
The learners analyze many variations of the Golden Rule and relate it to the concept of serial reciprocity. They rewrite the golden rule to reflect respect for cultural differences. ...
Unit: Stitch in Time for the Common Good
Learners explore the contributions and recommendations of Benjamin Franklin as a person who engaged in active citizenship.