Through the use of a fable, learners will understand that the giving of their time, talent and treasure will improve the quality of life in their communities.
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Unit: Encouraging Volunteerism
Through literature this lesson will explore diverse communities united in working for the common good. It will demonstrate the importance of civic virtue and encourage students to think about the value of working together to solve community problems.
Students listen to a creative story about a group of characters who have no self-respect or respect for others. Students analyze the effects of lack of respect and identify ways to demonstrate respect in real-life situations....
Unit: Helping Children Learn
To show students that responsible citizens can resolve social problems by constructively participating in their community.
To encourage children to consider the effects of their actions on others and realize that even very young people are capable of the kind of selfless actions that...
Unit: Let's Make Lemonade
This lesson introduces students to the concept of philanthropy. As a class, they brainstorm possible ideas for the word philanthropist. The students will learn that even young people can be philanthropists. The following lessons lead to students planning a fundraiser. ...
Students recognize that they belong to a global community that shares resources and interests. Learners define stewardship and exhibit responsibility by helping to care for our "small world."
This lesson will help students learn the value of taking care of the world. It will help them form a connection with nature and want to protect the things that G-d created.
Unit: Go, Johnny, Go!
The students will gain an understanding of the importance of trees in the environment. Students will show the life cycle of an apple tree in order, and understand the apple is a fruit.