Through text, students will examine Lorenzo de Zavala's responsibilities in his early and later life.
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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.
Learners relate enlightened self-interest to caring by discussing a quote from Alexis de Tocqueville about the American tradition of democracy....
Unit: Encouraging Volunteerism
Through the use of a fable, learners will understand that the giving of their time, talent and treasure will improve the quality of life in their communities.
Unit: Philanthropy and You
The purpose of the lesson is to introduce students to the ways in which cultural groups meet their needs within a community in the past and present.
Note: This lesson also includes some Spanish Standards.