The purpose of this lesson is to raise awareness about the various ways we use water in our daily lives.
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Unit: Freedom to Choose
Students discuss what it feels like to not have a choice. They relate this experience to how the Pilgrims and other immigrants feel when they chose to come to the United States for democratic freedom.
Students look at The Mayflower Compact and recognize that freedom to assemble and worship was the “Pilgrim's” main goal—worth all the opportunity costs. Students analyze the first amendment of the Constitution to recognize that freedom is a fundamental right in the United States.
In this lesson, students design a poster advertising the snack sale and its philanthropic purpose. They also write friendly letters seeking the help of volunteers.
Unit: Cinderella Project
The students write letters to thank donors and sponsoring organizations. The students prepare, practice and present their completed project to a representative of the receiving organization.
Teacher Note: Several weeks prior to teaching this lesson, the...
Unit: Real Heroes
This lesson teaches the importance of sharing what we have with others. Using blessings as a context, students will learn that everything comes out much better when share our time, talents, and treasures with others.
This lesson introduces children to the understanding that people have different ideas/priorities about how to spend money (or time) as well as the value of money (or time). Students compare ways they would like to spend money (or time), and consider perceptions of money around the world....
Children self-select their favorite foods and compare the health and popularity of their favorite foods. They explore what makes sharing a meal with friends and family a good experience. After reading Uncle Willie and the Soup Kitchen, they gain appreciation for the warm, caring...