Play a simulation game that illustrates each individual's power to take action for the good of others.
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Unit: Character Education: Fairness (Grade 7)
Unit: Telling Our Stories of Giving
Students become familiar with the structure of the newspaper and the purpose of the different types of articles as they explore "stories" about acts of giving and sharing time, talent, and treasure for the common good. Students recognize the types of voices and articles in the newspaper. They...
Unit: Majority Rule Minority Rights
Practice making a decision using principles of majority rule and minority rights.
Unit: Character Education: Caring (Grade 6)
Students brainstorm simple acts of kindness and design a bookmark as a reminder.
Unit: Cultural Competence
We define culture and explore the cultural traits of individuals and the group collectively.
Unit: Art for the Common Good—Junkanoo!
Junkanoo is a Bahamian Festival that takes place in December. The festival was started by slaves who were restoring some of their native customs that they left behind in Africa. Junkanoo is a nice example of artistic expression communicating aspects of a...
Unit: Tolerance (Private-Religious)
Learners will define the term tolerance and examine their reactions to given social situations that call for tolerance.
The learners will review the tolerance skills/characteristics necessary to discern and promote tolerance. They will also identify situations that call for tolerance in their daily lives.
Unit: Urban EdVenture Course by the Westminster Schools
To work together, see the big picture, and think about the connection between individuals in the group as students participate in the activity.
Author: Urban EdVenture Faculty
Unit: Money and the Common Good
Young people discuss and debate the issues related to ethical consumerism and the common good, and consider how their spending habits reflect their values.