Students work in a small group to identify the circumstances and courage of a hero who acted for the common good.
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Learners discover examples of courage by learning about a hero, Nelson Mandela, whose actions changed the course of history.
Discover elements of philanthropy within their community and state during and immediately after World War II. Determine philanthropy in their community and state today.
Unit: Are You a River Keeper?
Studens understand and apply fundamental methods of testing water quality. This will include the collection, display, and interpretation of student data. Learners will understand that they are stewards of our water system and act responsibly for the common...
Unit: Helping Refugees
Use this opening activity to help students understand, on a personal level, what it means to be a refugee. They discuss the benefits of home and family and explore the feelings experienced by refugees who have lost everything.
Learners will define prejudice, bias, racism, and stereotype so that they will have the necessary skills to analyze the effects these attitudes have on society. Learners will identify how acts of philanthropy worked...
This lesson introduces Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her involvement with the woman's movement. Students put her work in the context of the time and compare her strategy and impact to other movements. ...
Students in each class will generate a list of up to ten rules that protect rights by controlling those student behaviors that violate rights of others.