In this lesson, students create a gift of story modeled after the documentary The Gift of All. The students will research and/or interview a local philanthropist. Each student will write a biography telling the story of the philanthropist. They share the completed biography with an...
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Students will discover senior citizens in history who were heroes. They will then see how senior citizens can be considered everyday heroes in the community and will determine what kinds of everyday heroes make a difference in the lives of seniors. Students will learn that they, too, can be...
Students learn facts about the global threat of malaria and methods for fighting its spread. Students learn one way they can take action against malaria through fundraising to purchase insecticide-treated bed nets.
Unit: TeachOne for Earth Day
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 purpose of this lesson is for the students to produce a video presentation. The video demonstrates the characteristics of the middle school with the purpose of informing students of what to expect when they come to middle school. It will be presented to the fifth graders who are moving to...
Unit: Philanthropy and You
Students will understand archetypes, the roles that superheroes play in our culture, and how Americans view philanthropy.
Unit: How About a Hand?
Students participate in a shared-reading experience of a literature book that illustrates the importance of feeling like an important member of the community within a family. In this story, the middle child feels left out. The child tries to get attention by being...