This lesson will teach children about volunteers and the difference they make in our world. The children will conclude that even they can volunteer and make a difference in their community.
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Learners will make preparations for conducting interviews. Each learner will devise specific questions directly related to the interviewee and their contribution to the common good during a specific period of time.
Unit: Impact of Giving
Learners investigate local and global issues, and learn about nonprofits in the community. Students examine root causes and effects, and learn about the Sustainable Development Goals and #GivingTuesday. As a service project, they organize an event, such as a volunteer fair or game-a-thon, and...
To identify the intersection between students’ passions, community needs and the effectiveness of organizations selected. ...
Unit: Community Collaboration
Using the data collected from the Blue Sky Activity in the previous lesson and the community interviews, students brainstorm possible members of the community who can help with the identified issues. Introduce students to the concept of neighborhood beautification....
Students learn a process for identifying the beautification needs of their neighborhood. Through vizualization and a neighborhood walk, students assess the specific needs of their neighborhood.
Students are introduced to the concept of responsible citizenship and how philanthropy helps achieve responsible citizenship.
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?...