Learners will demonstrate knowledge of the elements of community building, individual and civic responsibility. They will participate in the decision making process of rule, law and procedure making.
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The teacher will introduce the concept of philanthropy and lay the groundwork for the students to participate as philanthropists in the International Coastal Cleanup, a volunteer action for the common good.
We are made by history. In this activity youth read the stories of philanthropic African Americans and influential related events that made America what it is today. Then they create a virtual Pop-Up Museum as an advocacy service project in which they tell...
Unit: Raising Resources
Students will determine how much it will cost to participate in a service project. A budget will be established.
The purpose of this lesson is to have students set a fund-raising goal and identify private sources of funds for a class service project.
Students will recognize that nonprofit organizations compete with other nonprofit organizations for money, funding, and resources.
Learners will build community through identifying and implementing an action plan addressing one issue as identified in the School Climate Survey.
Unit: Bridges for All
Unit: Freedom to Choose
In the early political history of this country, the goal of its leaders was to give people freedom to choose many things—where to worship, with whom to assemble, privacy, opinions, etc. It is still the goal today, but the world is not perfect. The students will find examples of loss of freedom...