The students experience a simulation demonstrating unequal treatment and discuss justice and fairness. Students will reflect on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream of equality and his actions as a philanthropist.
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Unit: Closer to the Ground
This lesson will define how individual subcultures make philanthropic contributions. It will define acts of philanthropy as they relate to each subculture. This lesson will allow students to make a contribution through an Academic Service-Learning project to one of the subcultures as a...
The purpose of this lesson is to give each learner an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of an endangered species (animal) of their own choosing. Each learner will "adopt" an endangered animal to research. They will then write and...
Unit: Phil's Garden of Good
This lesson will teach Maimonides’ (Rambam’s) Eight Levels of Charity as quoted in the Mishneh Torah, his book of Jewish laws and concepts. The learner will understand the Eight Levels of Charity, the reasons behind the hierarchy, and how these levels apply to today’s...
In this lesson, the students experience unequal treatment first hand and discuss fairness. Children reflect on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream. Through this activity, the students personalize a way to act out his dream.
Unit: Courage of the Heart
Unit: Are You a River Keeper?
This lesson will focus on the effect the speed of water has on erosion rate and the deposition of sediment with learners using inference to draw conclusions. Learners will relate commons, stewardship and the roles of all sectors in reducing rates...