Learners reflect on their attitude about and responsibility for making fair choices about spending. They use the literary device of metaphor to express their thoughts.
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Unit: Character Education: Fairness (Grade 8)
Unit: Character Education: Trustworthiness (Grade 8)
Learners play a game that helps them identify qualities in others that make them trustworthy.
We learn about public trust and identify characteristics of public figures that merit trust. Learners also discuss how they can use their own time, talent, and treasure to support trustworthy politicians, sports figures, corporations, and celebrities....
Unit: Environment: Sustaining Our World
The learners define philanthropy and relate it to environmental stewardship. They compare mission statements from environmental organizations and write their own personal mission statement. They self-select a group to work with to plan and implement an environmental service...
Unit: Humane Heroes: Those Who Care Enough
The purpose of this lesson is to identify what it means to be a true hero. The learners will explore character traits of heroes and apply this information to understand why individuals, or organizations might be considered heroes for animal welfare and humane...
Unit: Cultural Competence
We define culture and explore the cultural traits of individuals and the group collectively.
Unit: Community Philanthropy
The young people define philanthropy and identify philanthropic activities.
Unit: Common Good in Aztec Culture
When we take action for the common good, we give up something: a little time or money that might have been spent on something else. Youth explore different forms of sacrifice for the common good and answer the question: When is a sacrifice justified and necessary, and when is it too much or a...
Unit: Growing an Environmental Steward
Learners share what they learned about an environmental issue with the community.
Children interview and write a story about a person in their family or community. They share their stories to celebrate the unique differences in people in the community....