Students will use electronic media to prepare and present the information researched in the previous lesson. A comparison will be made between the lifestyles of the United States and a selected foreign country. Economic conditions, human-environment interaction and human rights will be compared...
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Unit: We Are One World
Students listen to the voices of refugees in the words of a poem by W. H. Auden. They explore the poetic imagery and then write their own poem using voice, imagery, and rhyme. They may use what they have learned and created in this unit to organize a service project in which they advocate for...
Students read an old quote about the interconnection of all life on the planet and recognize that we are each affected by what happens to others and the environment. They will analyze current local, state, national and international issues addressed in the evening news. They become...
Unit: TeachOne for Earth Day
What are the forces in our lives that separate us from the outdoors today, and what can we do to fuel up on the power of nature? In this lesson, students research the benefits of being outside and the human impact on the environment or about environmental justice...
Students get outside and play in nature and recognize the beauty of diverse living things in their environment. Their service project is to take action to protect nature and share nature with someone else.
The learners will trace how executive power is derived and used in this country, and evaluate its potential for influencing change in the nation.
Focus Question: How can our voice be used to make communities stronger?
In this lesson, students learn that human rights laws include "conventions" that protect children's rights. They identify the mission of Save the Children and recognize the need for taking action to save children around the world....
Unit: What Respect Means to Me
The students will demonstrate self-respect by learning good habits for taking care of their emotional and physical health. The students will be provided with an opportunity to practice treating oneself and being treated by others with respect. They explore why caring for self and others is good...
Unit: Courage of the Heart
Students learn about the scientific contributions of African American inventors and scientists. They view a film about Vivien Thomas and a breakthrough surgery in 1944.
Unit: Helping Children Learn
Through teaming with younger children, learners will determine the meaning of unfamiliar words in context and use encouragement to help others learn to read. They will determine how their acts are a form of community capital as they build trust with their younger learners.