The students will distinguish the difference between wants and needs. They distinguish between wants and needs by completing an activity in which they must categorize items into wants or needs. Students learn that many times refugees are without basic needs. They respond to a story about a...
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Unit: Souperservice Kids
The entire family is invited to a family night. The students display their work from the unit as well as perform some songs or dramatizations. The families will prepare jars of dried soup mix according to the recipe provided. The jars will be shared with families who visit a local soup kitchen...
To review the idea of philanthropy and community through a Native American legend in which people take action in response to a community need.
Students examine the possibilities for philanthropy in the many communities to which they belong from family to national. They learn about some nationally recognized philanthropists and their contributions of time, talent, or treasure. ...
Unit: Poetry of Giving
Students examine ways to address the issue of food insecurity related to their interests and understanding. They brainstorm service projects and use a decision-making model to choose a project. They implement their service project and reflect on their action.
Raise students' awareness of the needs in their community related to hunger and ways that people and nonprofits work together to address the needs for the common good of all.
Students conduct and evaluate their service project, then celebrate their success. After the service project, invite guests, volunteers, community members, and other students to celebrate with the class.
The group collaborates to plan, carry out, and reflect on an authentic service project that meets the health and safety needs of the community. This is based on the needs assessment conducted through surveying community members in previous lessons....