In a kid-friendly approach, we look at the components of the U.S. Constitution and put early government-forming events in a context and timeline. Students learn the roles of the three branches of government, especially the structure and responsibilities of our judicial system. Students learn...
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Students will apply the concept of jurisdiction to classroom rules, identify court-recognized student rights and create a list of behaviors in a classroom that might violate student rights.
Literature and primary documents help youth understand the role of the Constitution for the United States. They overview the three branches of government described in the first three articles and learn that government officials are serving with their time and talent for the common good...
Students identify emergency food assistance programs and stereotypes surrounding hunger....
Unit: Sharing Our World
Learners will develop an understanding of the differences between the secular concepts of charity and philanthropy and the Jewish concept of tzedakah.
Learners will understand that for profit and non-profit organizations help bring about breakthroughs in modern science/medicine. These contributions to the common good require the support of philanthropists, large and small.