In this lesson, learners recognize that courage is something we need when making a difficult choice about something important. A hero makes courageous choices for the good of all, sometimes risking personal safety and comfort.
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Unit: Character Education: Courage (Grade 6)
Unit: Project on Poverty and Homelessness at Sea Crest School
Students will learn about the similarities and differences of the hunger situation in the two different classifications of countries: industrialized nations and developing nations.
Unit: Rights and Responsibilities
This lesson examines the connections between the five basic guaranteed rights in the Bill of Rights and their corresponding responsibilities. Participants explore the natual consequences of fulfilling, or not fulfilling, responsibilities connected to their rights.
Unit: We ARE the Government
Learners read and reflect on the meaning of democracy. They discuss and explore examples of participatory democracy in history. They read quotes from Founding Fathers and relate them to philanthropy and civic engagement.
Unit: Philanthropy and Children Who Are Homeless
Students read about the Orphan Train and compare and contrast how that philanthropic effort has evolved today.
Unit: Global Health: Food Around the World
In this lesson, young people examine their typical diet for 24 hours. They analyze the nutritional content and discuss why diets differ by culture, region, and economics.
Unit: Philanthropic Literature
In the book, Miss Tizzy, the repetition and days of the week make this warm neighborhood story predictable. Miss Tizzy is generous with the neighborhood children in so many ways. How do the children take action when Miss Tizzy gets ill?
Unit: Food for Thought: Hunger around the World
Learners analyze the role of the four sectors of society in solving problems of hunger in the community.
Unit: Generosity of Spirit Folktales
Native Americans, or Indigenous People, are located geographically across the entire continent of North America. There are many stereotypes of native culture, but their culture varies as much as their locations, as each group of native peoples have their own traditions. This lesson focuses on...
Through four folktales from different parts of the world and wisdom traditions, learners explore how to make decisions in difficult situations. They define discernment and wisdom and give examples of each in real-life situations.