To help students realize the ways that writing has served as a historical tool, and to understand that through writing individuals have captured and preserved history.
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Learners demonstrate knowledge and awareness of the importance of the Great Lakes, their respective ecosystems, and citizen responsibility to protect the waterways.
Learners will understand responsible citizenship needed to be committed to saving the Great Lakes ecosystems. Learners will participate in a service-learning activity, demonstrating commitment to saving the Great Lakes ecosystems.
Instructor Note: To assist in obtaining...
Unit: Go, Johnny, Go!
The students will gain an understanding of the importance of trees in the environment. Students will show the life cycle of an apple tree in order, and understand the apple is a fruit.
Enable students to methodically assess their choice of philanthropic giving and decide where to make a $500 donation.
Unit: Best Day Ever!
Students look at how they typically spend a free day and see what that same free day would look like when it is infused with philanthropy. Students plan a free day, substituting their usual routine with activities that give back. They look at the benefits and opportunity costs involved in...
Unit: Deliver Gratitude Day
This lesson focuses on the meaning and benefits of gratitude. Students give examples of what people give up (opportunity cost) when they give philanthropically. For their service project, students will decide how they can 'deliver gratitude' to a deserving person or group. They will then...
This lesson focuses on the meaning and benefits of gratitude. Students listen to a read-aloud book about a gratitude jar and brainstorm things they are grateful for right now. For their service project, students will 'deliver gratitude' to others in the school community by saying thank...