Filter by subjects:
Filter by audience:
Filter by unit » issue area:
find a lesson
Unit: Nonprofits in Our World and Community (3-5)
Unit: Hands On Philanthropy: A High School Course at Kentucky Country Day School
To help students understand topics related to grantmaking and philanthropy through the experiences and perspectives of members of local philanthropic organizations.
Unit: Character Education: Courage (Grade 8)
In this activity, the learners get character snapshots of several different real-life heroes and look for patterns and lessons they can take away.
Unit: Watch Me Grow
Through a story in which a child inspires her neighborhood to improve a vacant lot, young people recognize that they can have a positive impact on others. They brainstorm a philanthropic project to benefit the school or larger community.
Unit: Character Education: Caring (Grade 6)
Learners reflect on their experience with performing an act of kindness from the previous lesson. They compare their experience to the message in a folktale, and write about the impact of a single small act of caring.
Unit: Healthy Youth, Healthy Community (9-12)
Students research the practices of healthy exercise. They identify a topic related to good nutrition and personal health and write 3-5 facts to share with the class. They identify nonprofits that work to address related health needs and contact them by phone to ask questions.
Unit: Community Health and Safety
Using a brainstormed list of health and safety issue areas, participants design and implement a survey. They poll a group of friends and family to determine what health and safety issues are of greatest concern in their community.
Unit: Cultural Competence
In this lesson, youth become aware and gain empathy for the discrimination people experience because of their race, age, gender, and other reasons. The group discusses ways to be inclusive. A Mix it Up Day changes our familiar boundaries and helps us connect to new people.
Unit: Character Education: Courage (Grade 7)
Learners identify the motivations of Jackie Robinson that fueled his courage in the face of criticism and hate. They discuss what could make some people do something difficult even when they are afraid.
Unit: Cinderella Stories
In this lesson, the children compares a Native American version of the Cinderella story with other versions.