Students will study the lives of those who contributed to the advancement of democracy or the common good.
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Unit: Philanthropy in History
Discover elements of philanthropy within their community and state during and immediately after World War II. Determine philanthropy in their community and state today.
In this lesson, students choose two causes or issues from a list of twelve causes or issues that they feel most concerned about. With those in mind, they explore how perseverance and doing their personal best are the most effective ways to address needs rather than looking at the short...
Unit: Raising Resources
High school learners will design and present information from their historical narrative projects to other learners (elementary, middle or high school level). Learners will reflect on how the interview experience has affected their attitudes toward the elderly.
Native Americans are located geographically across the entire continent of North America. Their culture varies as much as their locations as they each have their own traditions. This lesson focuses on seven Native American groups and their folktales as they relate to generosity of the spirit...
Students examine the intent and reality of the orphan train and discuss whether it was an effective solution to child homelessness. They write and speak about the traits of someone who takes action for others and civil society. ...
Students explore identity traits through some reflection and discussion activities. They discuss how a community is strengthened by similarities and differences among them. Each student writes a biographical poem using the provided template and their discussion notes.