The purpose of this lesson is to acquaint students with the religious tradition of giving and its impact on the exercise of responsible citizenship. With this multiple perspective, students will define the basis for their own responsible civic behavior.
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Unit: Growing a Citizen
The learners will analyze why nonprofit organizations are needed, especially when there are for profit and governmental institutions which do some of the same work. They will investigate an international and a local nonprofit which work to alleviate poverty in the community and describe the...
Learners will describe the actions of citizens during the American Revolution as patriotic and philanthropic.
Unit: My Country, My Community
Learners will describe requirements for naturalized citizens and explain how rights given to citizens also require civic responsibility. They will analyze the words of the National Anthem and update it with a new verse that includes today’s concept of freedom.
Unit: Worth a Thousand Words
This lesson will focus on basic camera terminology, the techniques used to frame successful photographs, and determination as to how photographers and their photographs can and are being used to promote the common good.
Unit: Foundations and You
In this lesson, the students carry out their service plan to promote a positive school climate, then reflect on its impact and demonstrate their service-learning process to an audience.
Unit: People Who Work
Unit: Helping Children Learn
Learners will actively help younger children write and edit their own pattern books. They will determine the value of their service learning project to the betterment of the community.
The learners will reinforce their knowledge about the abiotic factors necessary for plant growth by planting and caring for bulbs so the needs are met and the plant flourishes. The resulting potted flower will be a gift that the learner will share along with the knowledge they have acquired...