The concept of freedom as a Core Democratic Value will be described through the story of Harriet Tubman. Learners will understand why unselfish people risk their lives to help others and serve the common good....
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The unfair laws in America prior to the civil rights movement are shown through the story of Rosa Parks. The idea that the actions of one person can change the life of many is explored.
The classroom is matched up with another classroom (or any group of people) in the country or the world. The students communicate by letter or e-mail and compare characteristics of place such as methods of transportation, weather, resources, and culture. Students will eventually work with their...
Unit: What Does It Take?
Unit: Bridges for All
Unit: Philanthropy and You
Unit: Herstory in History
Learners recognize that famous philanthropists started with small acts of kindness before they performed the influential acts that we remember them for. Students define caring through discussion of examples and writing an acrostic.