In this lesson, students analyze and define the concept of community. The students identify benefits and sacrifices involved in actions for the common good in their role as citizens.
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Students gain awareness of the work of nonprofits and how they form to address issues that impact the common good. They learn more about one nonprofit and plan voluntary action to support its work through volunteering, donations, or advocacy.
Unit: Out of the Ashes of WWII
The purpose of this lesson is to integrate and apply the concepts identified, discussed, and evaluated in the first three lessons of this unit to a local community service project that will promote the common good....
Students will understand the concept of “community” as it relates to membership in the classroom, school, or neighborhood....
Students gain an awareness of local organizations that provide services to meet needs in the community. Students learn about the four sectors of the economy that provide help in different forms.
Focus Question: How might individuals and society address the issues of poverty,...
Learners identify their personal values/beliefs and compare them to the values/beliefs of their peers. They discuss how their values influence their decisions about personal action for the common good.
Focus Question: How does an individual use personal interests...
In this lesson the learners will explore food scarcity and abundance as they relate to issues of poverty, wealth and health. They will identity a need in their community and explore ways that they might help reduce poverty, hunger, and ill-health there.
Students will recognize the value of giving to the community by looking at examples of the sacrifices and traditions of people of Native American culture.
To review the idea of philanthropy and community through a Native American legend in which people take action in response to a community need.