Learners read about and discuss Fair Trade and how it relates to justice, fairness, and equity.
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To help students understand how nonprofit organizations effectively address issues of poverty, food insecurity, immigration, and disenfranchisement locally and globally. To help students experience and understand how farming works.
Unit: Cultural Competence
This lesson will help students identify a person’s basic needs, realize that many people in the world are lacking these needs, and encourage them to think of ways to help these people.
Unit: Cinderella Stories
Students read an African version of the Cinderella story so that they can compare versions and increase their sense of story.
This lesson introduces the characteristics of fairy tales as a genre. The children explore positive and negative character traits and universal themes in the story of Cinderella. The service plan is introduced in this lesson and carried out over the next weeks.
Unit: Our Class, Our Earth
To introduce students to Andrew Carnegie as one of the outstanding early philanthropists of the United States.
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 stories of Black history and philanthropy.