This lesson illustrates how one person's action for the common good can affect an entire community. ...
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Unit: Real Heroes
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...
The purpose of this lesson is to create story scripts from the research and facts collected in Lesson One: Digging Up the Facts. The scripts will be comprised of the following parts: setting, one character per student, problem, solution,...
Learners will predict historically significant events from their lifetimes and share information with future generations about their contributions to the common good.
Unit: Philanthropic Literature
To show students that everyone is part of the big picture and that the skills needed to take care of a small community of individuals are similar to those needed to care for a larger community.
This activity can be done at different times...
Participants analyze the essential qualities of the Core Democratic Values and how these values are evident in relationships and behavior in a classroom/group and in the community/nation.
Unit: We the People... Project
Students will use various investigative procedures to compile a list of government or volunteer service opportunities.
Unit: Using and Abusing Credit
The purpose of this lesson is for students to understand the interest formula, how installment credit works, and the types of items that might be purchased using installment credit.