In this lesson students will explore and analyze values associated with civic engagement as seen in local and national media.
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Unit: Growing a Citizen
Students explore the meanings of community and healthy. While moving around the classroom in an organized game, they have conversations about healthy communities and healthy choices for themselves....
Unit: Lunchroom Recycling Plan
Students learn how and challenge others to reduce waste based on observing habits in the lunchroom or in the classroom trash can.
Adapt this one-period lesson plan for your grade level and follow it with a simple and powerful service project...
To have students partner with a nonprofit organization to design and complete a service-learning project for that organization.
In the third trimester of the Urban EdVenture course, students begin work on the final project in collaboration with their homeroom teachers. Each...
The students explore family traditions of giving. Using the book Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt as a springboard, they discuss traditions of philanthropy in community.
In this lesson, students explore their personal responsibility to the community. They recognize that everyone has something to give, and that includes them. Students brainstorm local philanthropists and positive traits of their own communities. They assess local needs and make a plan to address...
Unit: Grow Involved 6-8
Unit: Grow Involved 9-12
Students respond to literature about Martin Luther King, Jr. They examine his philosophy about serving and taking action. They follow his model to promote the idea of doing good for others. Students learn that service and social action by one person can change the...