In times of economic difficulties, people often look to the Federal Government to solve their problems. Learners will compare two presidents and view how they saw the role of the Federal Government in times of difficulty. They will also see that both presidents felt there was a need for...
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Unit: Be the Change: Violence
To identify the qualities students see in effective leaders and create a life-size picture of a good leader emphasizing the body parts that represent those qualities.
Author: Urban EdVenture Faculty
The learners will become aware of human need brought about by natural disasters and will compare domestic experiences with parallel events on the other side of the world.
Unit: Doing Our Share
Unit: Affirmative Action
In this lesson, learners view footage from the PBS documentary Eyes on the Prize on the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School in 1957. Learners discuss and answer questions on the process of desegregation in Little Rock, and the Core Democratic Values related to that process...
Unit: Community Impact
In this three-day lesson, students analyze self-esteem in themselves and in fictional and nonfictional characters. They discuss the value of having a positive and realistic image of oneself and set goals for developing self-esteem in self and others by identifying strengths and personal talents/...
The purpose of this lesson is for the learners to experience putting to use, in their school and/or community, what they have learned about landscape design and gardening.
Unit: Sharing Our World
By participating in a service-learning project, students will gain a greater understanding of what it means to serve for the Common Good. After learning about City Wildlife and their struggle in coexistence with humans, students will take action that will benefit our neighboring animals.
The purpose of this lesson is to have the students create a map showing the route from their school to the soup kitchen that they visited. They will share the map and describe their experiences at the soup kitchen with their caregivers and/or classmates.