The teacher poses several questions to spark conversation and critical thinking about the meaning of fairness. Students work together to create a definition of fairness.
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Through four folktales from different parts of the world and wisdom traditions, learners will look at situations where characters were placed in difficult situations and had to make decisions which would extricate them from their problems. Learners will use decision-making to determine advice...
Students explore the meanings of community and healthy. While moving around the classroom in an organized game, they have conversations about healthy communities and healthy choices for themselves....
This lesson will expose learners to philanthropy in three different genres of literature: a play, a fable, and a parable. Through the genres the students will learn about community, helping others by addressing a need and philanthropic acts.
Unit: Phil's Garden of Good
Learners will identify elements of their own beliefs and values, establish how their personal system of values and beliefs developed and establish connections to community values and beliefs. Learners' understanding of their value systems may then be applied to develop understanding the...
The learners analyze many variations of the Golden Rule and relate it to the concept of philanthropy and the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Students will learn about the contributions made by Benjamin Franklin to the common good. They will categorize his accomplishments in the nonprofit, business and government sectors. They will select a quote from Franklin that they would like to apply to their own lives.
Unit: Heroism In Literature
Students will be provided the opportunity to reflect cognitively and effectively upon concepts acquired during the first three lessons by producing a manual of service opportunities within their community. Increasing individual student awareness of...