In a persuasive essay, learners describe the responsibilities of American citizenship and the cost of freedom. They connect how philanthropic action is a part of those costs. “Freedom isn’t free. It passes on an enormous debt to the recipient.”
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Unit: My Country, My Community
Unit: Grow Involved 9-12
To continue the study of philanthropist Andrew Carnegie’s influence on American culture.
To continue the study of philanthropist John D. Rockefeller’s influence on American culture.
In this lesson, we recognize that we all have biases and privileges. It is helpful to be aware of them so we see them as part of our identity and not a reason to judge or discriminate.
Students describe elements of personal health and fitness and relate this to the health of the community, recognizing that the elements of a healthy community are good for all members. The students identify the availability of healthy foods and practices in the school, neighborhood, and home...
Students explore what it means to be responsible citizens and identify ways they are (or can be) responsible at home, in school, and in the community. They create a survey related to people's perceptions of community health and poll members of the community to identify needs.