This lesson introduces the concept that trees are just one of many elements in nature that are of fundamental importance to our lives. Learners will explore various reasons why we need nature, why we should be stewards of the environment and will be inspired to work harder to protect Mother...
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Students are introduced to the concept of current events. Current events are placed on a timeline and become a part of their daily routine. This builds a sense of time, chronological order and news events over the course of the school year. Students also become familiar with the purpose of news...
Unit: Philanthropic Literature
Fables teach lessons or morals through animal actions. The exaggerated human-like characteristics of animals make the moral lesson appealing. The story of the Lion and the Mouse illustrates that a kind deed is never wasted and whatever kindness we can do is related to good citizenship.
Unit: Where's The Sand?
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.
This lesson introduces learners to opportunities to respond to a natural disaster. The lesson will introduce vocabulary terms spend, save, and donate. The students learn the definition of philanthropy (giving time, talent, and treasure, and taking action for the...
This lesson is intended for use in the "Community Helpers" unit. For this lesson, the role of a community helper from the governmental sector, the mail carrier, is explored. Students will evaluate the importance of an efficient movement of products and ideas in the community....
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.
Protecting and preserving our natural resources is one of the responsibilities of an American citizen. This concept is defined in a way that children can relate it to their own lives. Ways in which children can help to protect and conserve our natural resources are explored.