Learners will discuss important writings in the American philanthropic tradition.
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Students recognize that their actions and behaviors will become memories for future generations. They will recognize the importance of recycling and using resources wisely for the common good. Students identify ways to make recycling a routine part of their lives.
Unit: Giving from the Heart
Unit: Let's Play and Learn
Learners discover that rules are helpful. Rather than being a roadblock, rules can actually help us to avoid problems. Students learn that cooperation skills involve knowing and following (obeying) the rules.
This lesson introduces the idea of giving back. Students hear an oral retelling of "The Lion and the Mouse" and relate the ability of the mouse to help the lion with the empowerment of children to make a difference....
This lesson introduces the idea of sharing in a situation where there is a scarcity of resources. The Land of Many Colors is a published book written by children teaches the concept of tolerance of differences. Students discuss how children have the power to...
Unit: This I Can Do!
This lesson emphasizes that volunteering is the responsibility of citizens. Those contributions made by volunteers represent positive social action for the good of the community. While written for a Catholic Elementary School, this lesson may be easily adapted for public school use...
Unit: Around the World
Learners will investigate the five themes of geography as applicable to Europe, discover traditional examples of culture, and illustrate the impact of non-profit philanthropic organizations in selected European countries.
Unit: Pollution Solutions
Learners recognize water as a scarce natural resource that is often polluted and made unusable. They research local water sources, describe issues that pollute water, and brainstorm solutions.