Introduces the idea of sharing in a situation where there is a scarcity of resources. Increases listening comprehension and the use of critical thinking skills.
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Unit: Philanthropic Literature
Students learn about climate change and greenhouse gas emissions. Students discuss the issue and motivations for giving for the common good. Through discussion and brainstorming, students establish things they can do personally and as a team to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Unit: Where's The Sand?
Using creative dramatics, the students will act out the Greenhouse Effect and discover how it contributes to the warming of our Earth.
This lesson will introduce the learners to the human and physical characteristics of desert regions around the world. It will include plants and animals that inhabit those deserts and how people living in desert regions use resources wisely....
Unit: Phil's Garden of Good
Students research and present information on the pros and cons of various types of renewable energy. Student groups make a plan to advocate for energy stewardship in the community.
This lesson consists of research and project-work days. Students will work through the various worksheets in their groups, developing their projects while relying on what they learned in previous sessions. They use a decision matrix and work collaboratively to fine-tune their...
Unit: Go, Johnny, Go!
In this culminating lesson, the students share what they have learned about Johnny Appleseed and philanthropy. The students make invitations using apple stamps. They also make applesauce using age-appropriate math skills.