To introduce students to Andrew Carnegie as one of the outstanding early philanthropists of the United States.
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Students work collaboratively to bring their individual devotions into a collective devotional booklet that is printed and published online. They also create an audio version. Students serve on different teams determined by collaborative planning to make the final version.
Students hold a demonstration of their finished project on a field trip to the partner early-childhood center they determined in Lesson One. They make contact with directors of local organizations to offer share their devotionals with more young children in the community. They distribute the...
The class spends three days exploring world hunger, food insecurity, nutrition, and the process of farm to table food production. This guides them toward their group projects.
Unit: Animal Shelters
This lesson will allow learners to voice their thoughts on and reflect on this unit, the activities contained in it, and their animal welfare service project. They will have an opportunity to share their new knowledge with their peers, family members and other adults.
Through a scientific investigation, the students compare features and costs of two types of lightbulbs. This lesson helps the learners understand how energy efficiency choices can impact their family energy costs and reduce the amount of energy consumed.
Students read and discuss the folktale "The Drum," a folktale from India. Students determine the central message of selfless giving (giving without expectation of reward) and write and produce a play that communicates that message clearly. They perform it for an appropriate audience.
To introduce students to fundraising and to guide them as they raise funds that will be used by the class for grantmaking to selected organizations
Students learn about the toxic ingredients in personal care products and take action to protect local waterways from the effects of the chemicals.
Adapt this one-period lesson plan for any grade level and follow it with a simple and powerful service project. The reflection brings...
This lesson provides learners with a deeper understanding of the concept of giving tzedakah utilizing primary source materials to identify the manner in which the commandment is to be performed. Learners are then asked to identify behavioral guidelines from the values...