The learners examine the responsible choices of Lorenzo de Zavala who was a leader in Texas and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
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Unit: Character Education: Responsibility (Grade 6)
Unit: Selflessness in Community
The young people reflect upon themselves as community members and use descriptive language to give themselves meaningful names.
We each have gifts we can use to give our lives purpose and make the world better. Using our gifts for the good of others can solve problems, if we take bold and selfless action. Even very young people are capable of the kind of selfless actions that create positive change.
Children look at Comanche art and identify the meaning of symbols. The children create art representing important ideas in their self awareness and social awareness.
Unit: Character Education: Integrity (Grade 6)
Learners read a brief description of the tough choice Frederik de Klerk faced as a leader in South Africa. They look at the strength needed to act with integrity when the pressure tells us to conform.
Unit: Character Education: Caring (Grade 8)
Learners relate enlightened self-interest to caring by discussing a quote from Alexis de Tocqueville about the American tradition of democracy....
Learners determine different ways that they show caring. They write the things they care about in word webs related to "how" they care about each thing.
Unit: Philanthropy and You
Conducting research about activists from different cultures helps youth recognize Human Rights and the relationship to philanthropic values.
Unit: Encouraging Community Engagement
Through a fable, learners discuss how generosity improves the quality of life in their communities.
Unit: Deliver Gratitude Day
This lesson focuses on the meaning and benefits of gratitude. Teens research one aspect of gratitude in order to understand its relationship to health, happiness, or generosity. For their service project, they decide how they can 'deliver gratitude' to a deserving person or group. They will then...