The purpose of this lesson is to acquaint students with the Core Values of American Democracy or Core Democratic Values.
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The president of the United States is often considered to be the most powerful person in the world. Students will analyze how significant presidential power is and investigate ways that it creates tension between the executive and legislative branches of the government.
Through the integration of the arts, the learners will develop an understanding of the seven principles of Kwanzaa. Students are challenged to apply the principles to their everyday lives in a way that enhances the communities to which they belong.
Learners measure and calculate impervious/pervious areas. They utilize their knowledge of the environmental impact of impervious surfaces to propose alternative solutions in their community. Students propose a service-learning project to raise awareness or take action about reducing impervious...
The unfair laws in America prior to the civil rights movement are shown through the story of Rosa Parks. The idea that the actions of one person can change the life of many is explored.
Learners will differentiate between public and private property. They will use public sources of information to inform their decisions on public action for the common good.
Students will understand the concept of “community” as it relates to membership in the classroom, school, or neighborhood....
For students to examine the role a selected philanthropic organization plays in a current event situation.
The purpose of this lesson is to raise awareness about the various ways we use water in our daily lives.