Students learn about the Habitat for Humanity ReStore as a community resource for affordable housing materials for building and home repair. Students use comparison shopping skills and plan a service project that addresses a need in their community.
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Unit: Welcome Home
The students gain a background understanding of Habitat for Humanity as both a global and local organization. As advocates, they raise awareness of the issue of poverty and affordable housing in their community.
Unit: From Struggle to Success
Students use pre-writing activities to learn about personal memoir. They learn from examples of people who have experienced a struggle and used surrounding resources to make something better for themselves and the people around them. Examples of "servant leadership" are taken from the...
To consider the benefits when an individual chooses to do philanthropic acts.
To engage in critical thinking and constructive conversation regarding opposing views.
The purpose of this lesson is to assist students in identifying ways the different sectors have demonstrated community stewardship through philanthropy.
Students will learn how to participate in a needs assessment for their local community.
To gain active student involvement discussing an issue they find important.
The learner will experience the process of identifying needs of the community and making decisions based on the urgency of those needs. They will also experience the planning process that occurs when developing steps to alleviate the need....
Through four folktales from different parts of the world and wisdom traditions, learners will look at situations where characters were placed in difficult situations and had to make decisions which would extricate them from their problems. Learners will use decision-making to determine advice...
To design a community needs assessment and collect, interpret and analyze collected data which will be used in their service-learning projects with foundations and agencies discovered in Lesson One: Foundation, Nonprofit, All Matter to Me.