After being introduced to traditional quilt patterns and their historical significance, students will identify traditional quilt patterns that celebrated philanthropic activities.
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Unit: The Power of Children
Students brainstorm the elements that make an effective service-learning project. They discuss the important elements and take responsibility for making sure these are carried out in the final project. They review the rubric and discuss expectations for a presentation of a service-learning...
Learners will have an opportunity to investigate the multi-faceted concern of air pollution. While researching individually, learners will then share findings to broaden their knowledge base and clarify problems for concern. The learners will also analyze perspectives of involved groups who are...
This lesson will serve as the final learning piece, and the accumulated knowledge will be used to assist the learners in utilizing a role play scenario to come to a consensus plan of action that moves “their community” toward compliance with Air Quality Standards (AQI).This unit is also intended...
Students will define philanthropy and recognize philanthropic activities. Students will identify examples of philanthropy in literature.
Using the radio broadcast "This I Believe" as a model, students create visual or audio statements of their beliefs about volunteering and serving. Each presentation communicates the culture, experiences, and motivations that influence the learner's attitude about service. After presenting their...
Unit: Encouraging Volunteerism
This lesson will emphasiz the important characteristcs under which a nonprofit organization operates. It will provide a hands-on opportunity for the formation of youth clubs, i.e., Reading Buddies within the walls of the school.