Students will listen to a story that illustrates that although we have differences, we are also very similar. They will begin to understand the definitions of diversity and realize that focusing on the differences alone may cause conflict.
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Students learn of the life and actions taken by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote civil rights. Students give examples of Dr. King acting as a philanthropist, encouraging the children to think of...
The purpose of this unit is to learn the term “reduce” as it pertains to trash and the environment. They will do this by hearing the story, The Wartville Wizard. Learners will brainstorm ways that they can reduce trash and why it is important. They will also review what the term...
Students will compare two very different approaches to money—saving for a special purchase and spending money thoughtlessly without a budget, or spending plan. The students will relate this to their own views of money and broaden their understanding of having financial goals.
This lesson introduces the definition of community, and challenges students to explore the characteristics of their own community and the importance of giving to the community.
Unit: Money Smart Children
Students will compare two very different approaches to money—saving for a special purchase and spending money thoughtlessly without a budget, or spending plan. The students will relate this to their own views of money and broaden their understanding of having financial goals. ...
This lesson investigates and analyzes stereotyping in society and asks the learners to brainstorm ways that they can help diminish stereotyping in schools and communities.
Unit: Cool Kids Compost
Students become experts on composting through research and questioning. They compare and contrast dirt and compost samples and complete a comparison diagram. The learners brainstorm ideas for acting as environmental stewards by sharing their knowledge about composting in order to reduce the...
Unit: Community Philanthropy
Unit: Growing Our Future
Learners will use their time and talent to pot and care for young trees. They will identify the needs of the trees. They will discuss possible common areas to plant the trees.