This lesson emphasizes the importance of "V’ahavta Lereacha Kamocha – Love Your Friend as Yourself." Students will learn the importance of helping others and will have the opportunity to have firsthand experience in this aspect of tikkun olam.
Filter by subjects:
Filter by audience:
Filter by unit » issue area:
find a lesson
Unit: Phil Up on the Arts
Students will learn about philanthropic acts and that teacher permission is not always necessary in order to perform the act. The students will learn two songs that focus on philanthropic acts.
This lesson emphasizes the importance of doing your share of the work. Students listen to a story that illustrates this point and contribute their effort in a cooperative baking project.
Students prove that they are not too young to volunteer services that help others. They brainstorm ways they can be of service at school and home. Students identify times they do not need to ask permission to act philanthropically.
Unit: "I" on Philanthropy
Students will be introduced to philanthropy and the non-profit sector in their community. Discussion will center on the idea that personal identity can be shaped by involvement in philanthropy. Children's literature and popular music will be used in this lesson.
Unit: Souperservice Kids
The entire family is invited to a family night. The students display their work from the unit as well as perform some songs or dramatizations. The families will prepare jars of dried soup mix according to the recipe provided. The jars will be shared with families who visit a local soup kitchen...
Students recognize that babies come into the world with unknown potential. Babies born today grow up to "know a different world" than the elderly people students met in the previous lesson. Students look at the known and unknown parts of a timeline.
In this lesson the students prepare for their visit to the retirement home. First the students create and use a personal timeline and questionnaire to write their autobiographies to be used as the author page in the Living History Book. The class will work together to come up with questions to...