Learners will create a personal mission statement of responsible citizenship applicable to community service.
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Unit: Growing a Citizen
Unit: Herstory in History
This lesson will emphasize that, from the beginning, women have made significant contributions to American history and philanthropy by taking a stand to support their beliefs. One of these women who showed courage to contribute to the common good was Pocahontas.
Unit: No Boundaries
Students learn that people with disabilities are more alike than different. We all want other people to understand us. Students learn about needs of students with disabilities in their school or community and take a step toward removing barriers. They raise awareness of ways to understand and...
In response to a read-aloud story about improving a community with individual gifts of time and talent, students explore talents and interests of their own and others. They practice listening and responding with respect. They raise awareness through volunteering of the benefit to communities of...
The learners will identify those natural disasters that could befall their state and/or local area, and discuss the impact that these disasters could have in terms of human, property, and/or capital losses. They will also explore forewarning/alert and preparedness programs, as well as the role...
Unit: Pilgrim's Progress
This lesson gives the students background information on the voyage of the Mayflower to America. Students role-play the relationship between the Pilgrims and the sailors.
Unit: Writers as Activists
Students identify causes they care about and related nonprofits or community resources. They use writing as a tool to make a difference, using persuasive writing techniques....
This lesson will help students understand why people donate money to organizations and why organizations need money to help others. Learners will solicit pledges (may be money or goods) from family member in exchange for a certain number of minutes reading.
Students view a film and explore facts and research about hunger. They brainstorm what they know and need to know (KWL). Then, they receive a challenge in the form of a letter to research and propose solutions to food insecurity related to food production.