Students will become aware of historic figures who have made a difference in our civil society.
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Unit: What Does It Take?
Unit: Historical Biographies
Enjoy the study of historical figures and how they positively contributed to society by sharing research in an enticing and fun way -- a "traveling wax museum of famous philanthropists." The students research the significance and contributions of a selected famous person and develop a costume to...
Using the historical content of World War II, students will have the opportunity for meaningful and reflective thought as they witness the telling of experiences by those who were directly and indirectly involved in the war. Students will also learn about the philanthropic actions of citizens,...
Unit: Real Heroes
Students will learn some ways Native Americans valued the Earth.
Unit: Us vs. Them
Who are some of the people who have made contributions to and bridged gaps in social justice, diversity, tolerance, civil rights and equality? Learners will write about and discuss people who historically have made a difference in the lives of others.
Learners will define prejudice, bias, racism, and stereotype so that they will have the necessary skills to analyze the effects these attitudes have on society. Learners will identify how acts of philanthropy worked...
Unit: Heroism In Literature
Through reading the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, students will continue to investigate how present-day definitions of heroism have been influenced by cultural heritage and identify philanthropy themes intrinsic in their reading....
Students will analyze the insidious effects of feelings of superiority/inferiority and discrimination on others.