Children get inspiration from a story about kindness and community, and they identify acts of service and kindness (philanthropy) they can do for people they care about.
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Unit: Grow Involved 3-5
Unit: Philanthropy—A Day at the Beach
Young people convince others to take care of the beach or protect the Earth. They write an essay or make an advocacy poster.
Unit: Watershed S.O.S.
In this lesson, participants join a playful group called Poseidon's Protectors who are sworn to protect the watershed and oceans. They write a letter to Poseidon telling about their 3-part plan to protect. ...
Unit: Environment: Sustaining Our World
The learners define environmental stewardship and determine what they care about related to the environment.
Unit: Character Education: Perseverance (Grade 8)
Learners define perseverance and identify the need to persevere in completing tasks. They will explore obstacles and excuses that deter perseverance....
Learners reflect on universal obstacles to persevering and write creative "one-liners" to help them face obstacles with creativity, determination, and humor....
Unit: Character Education: Trustworthiness (Grade 7)
Learners reflect on their own experience with trustworthy behavior or respond to a quote about trust.
Unit: What Respect Means to Me
In this activity, the learners discuss and illustrate what it means to show respect for their personal identity, values, and emotions. ...
Unit: Bully-Free Zone
In this lesson, learners identify bullying behavior using two literature books, Mr. Lincoln's Way and The Secret Bully. They compare and contrast two examples of bullying behavior portrayed in the books and create a peer/staff/family survey to...
The learners present skits share strategies for addressing bullying behavior. They make a plan to reduce bullying in their school or community.