Participants identify and compare the different roles of the four sectors of the economy (government, business, nonprofit, and family). They identify which sector does what and observe how they approach differently the sometimes overlapping...
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Unit: Advise and Consent
Students reflect on what symbols and words communicate who they are. They design a T-shirt that reflects their personality, thoughts, and ideas. This represents their role in a world or community they make better by their actions....
The students will review the concept of philanthropy through viewing a logo. They will design original logos that represent philanthropy and related ideas. They will explore philanthropic behavior as it relates to the arts.
Youth develop an understanding of the value of a service learning project as they realize their responsibility to contribute to the community in positive ways.
Youth will experience the pride of producing a finished book. They will realize the value of their contribution to the community. Finally, they will celebrate the hard work and efforts that made their project possible.
Unit: Poetry of Giving
Students will use metaphor, simile and personification to create imagery in their writing and recognize philanthropy in poetry. The learners will also become familiar with the poet laureates, Billy Collins and his writing.
This lesson is intended to involve the learners in a recycling project prompted and stimulated by their research as well as the results from the surveys conducted in Lesson One. In addition, the learners will be challenged to motivate others and provide an opportunity for others to also become...
This lesson will help the students understand the difference between private and public property. It will also help them understand that there are areas that are called commons. They will use this information to identify...
Learners identify the issues related to trash and litter and determine each person's role and responsibility for environmental stewardship.