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Unit: Bullying Prevention Plan
Students define bullying and observe and describe some of the consequences to victims, bystanders, and the whole community. Students recognize that bullying behavior is a civil rights issue that must be addressed for their community to be fair and safe for all. They create a survey and poll...
In this lesson, students create a gift of story modeled after the documentary The Gift of All. The students will research and/or interview a local philanthropist. Each student will write a biography telling the story of the philanthropist. They share the completed biography with an...
To introduce students to Andrew Carnegie as one of the outstanding early philanthropists of the United States.
Students learn effective techniques and complete prewriting activities for writing a persuasive essay. As a culmination of the unit, students choose one of the three styles of writing--news article, personal narrative, or persuasive essay--to write, edit, and publish about their experience with...
Unit: You Can Bank on Me!
In this lesson, students learn that human rights laws include "conventions" that protect children's rights. They identify the mission of Save the Children and recognize the need for taking action to save children around the world.