Students learn about food choices as needs or wants. They read a book and discuss healthy choices. They discuss why is not always good to have everything you want. They discuss the foods we need to have healthy bodies and minds. Students create healthy food choice plates and share them to...
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Unit: Healthy Food Choices
Unit: Philanthropy: Individuals and Their Surroundings
An activity and picture book discussion illustrate the tendency for people to see differences as a reason to fight. As we see in political divisions, society can be torn apart by factions. Differences provide an opportunity to be curious about someone else. Factions may also have a...
Unit: Character Education: Respect (Grade 6)
Learners analyze the words to a song about prejudice, "Carefully Taught." They rewrite the lyrics with a more positive message.
Unit: Character Education: Trustworthiness (Grade 7)
The learners read the metaphor drawings of the other groups and copy strong words and phrases that help define trustworthiness. They identify traits of people they know (including themselves) and write a definition of trustworthy.
Unit: Project on Poverty and Homelessness at Sea Crest School
Students will learn about federal social service programs over time and SNAP, the food assistance program.
Unit: Nonprofits in Our World and Community (3-5)
Students will investigate key local and national nonprofit organizations by researching their histories, services, and target populations.
Unit: What Is a Youth Advisory Committee?
A youth from a Community Foundation Youth Advisory Committee speaks to the group about the program, their duties, and the process of applying for a grant to do service work.
Unit: Community Philanthropy
We define civic virtue and give examples of ways to exhibit civic virtue for the common good.
Unit: Character Education: Respect (Grade 8)
Learners acknowledge that aligning with groups can promote belonging as well as conflict and power struggles. They discuss and write about ways to include and show respect for people with different identity traits.
Unit: Character Education: Courage (Grade 7)
Learners reflect in writing about how they can use their personal resources and interests to make a difference in someone's life.