Students will find and discuss examples of philanthropy in poems and quotations. They will define and design statements on the theme of philanthropy using the poetic conventions of metaphor, simile, and personification. These statements could be used as the text for greeting cards...
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Unit: TeachOne Back to School
Students learn about the environmental effect of crayons and their own power to make an impact. Students collect gently used crayons from restaurants and other places in the community. They sort them by color, repackage them for re-use, add a kind note, and donate the new packages where they...
Unit: Phil Up on the Arts
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: Raising Resources
Unit: Take a Breath Now
This lesson will provide a forum for the learners to actively participate in a project that will allow them to become stewards of and advocates for the environment.
The purpose of this lesson is to reflect on the value of focusing on long-term impact. Students reflect on the importance of not getting discouraged when their actions don't seem to make a difference in the short term.