Learners will define poverty by listing its characteristics and effects. They will identify organizations which serve those who are in poverty. They will analyze the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and determine whether poverty is a violation of the document’s principles.
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Unit: Concepts of Leadership
Students will utilize primary source material to identify three key ways that both Native American societies and our early government promoted leadership in their citizens.
Learners identify their personal values/beliefs and compare them to the values/beliefs of their peers. They discuss how their values influence their decisions about personal action for the common good.
Focus Question: How does an individual use personal interests...
Unit: Living In a Community
Students explore attributes of the community in which they live. They compare rural, urban and suburban communities and attempt to classify their own community.
Unit: Around the World
Using the themes and content of geography, learners examine and demonstrate knowledge of cultural elements and traditions of selected nations of the world and how they impact philanthropy and stewardship in world regions.
Learners will analyze what causes someone to make the mistake of fatally misjudging the character of another, even one that is well-known. Such a mistake turns a heroic sacrifice into an unnecessary tragic loss in the folktale "Beth Gellert." In the folktale "Evil Allures, But Good Endures,"...
Unit: Make That Change
After designing their own philanthropic projects, students will select one service project to implement. Learners will collaboratively select and design a service plan for implementation and assess their designed service plan using a learner designed rubric and project reflection.
This lesson focuses on the language of human rights. Learners examine the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and analyze the rights from a personal perspective. They discuss how well they perceive that the rights are enforced.