In this lesson, the students will recognize that working together and helping others are worth the effort (opportunity costs) in this Chinese tall tale. The skills of listening, predicting and explaining are all employed in this lesson....
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Unit: Three Chinese Stories
Learners will differentiate between public and private property. They will use public sources of information to inform their decisions on public action for the common good.
Learners will develop an understanding of the differences between the secular concepts of charity and philanthropy and the Jewish concept of tzedakah.
Unit: How Did We Help?
Through the use of literature and discussion, this lesson will introduce the philanthropic behavior of the Native American in the United States. The speech of Chief Seattle will be explored by using the book Brother Eagle, Sister Sky: The Words of Chief Seattle.
Unit: Philanthropic Literature
Students gain an awareness of local organizations that provide services to meet needs in the community. Students learn about the four sectors of the economy that provide help in different forms.
Focus Question: How might individuals and society address the issues of poverty,...
The purpose of this lesson is to help students to better understand life in emerging nations and to investigate the needs of selected countries.
Unit: Pilgrim's Progress
Students explore the definition of community as a group coming together for the common good. Students work cooperatively to form rules and compare their rules to the compact made by the Pilgrims before they left the boat.
The students will identify what natural resources, human capital, and capital equipment are needed to complete the chosen service learning project. They will also trace the origin of the pieces of clothing donated for the project and the possible trade...