This lesson explores the heroic actions of one American woman--Rosa Parks. Students will read about her refusal to give up her seat to a white person and the resulting bus boycott that ended segregation on the city buses in 1956. Rosa Parks' acts of philanthropy brought a community of people...
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Unit: Heroes and Their Impact
Unit: Rosa Parks (5th Grade)
This lesson explores the heroic actions of one American woman. Rosa Parks’s acts of philanthropy brought a community of people together for the common good and resulted in major social change in her community and in the nation. Students will identify the relationship of individual rights,...
The intent of this lesson is to teach the learner that while our natural resources are readily available, their continued availability depends upon the responsible behavior and stewardship of everyone.
The unfair laws in America prior to the civil rights movement are shown through the story of Rosa Parks. The idea that the actions of one person can change the life of many is explored.
Unit: Living In a Community
The students select a community service learning project based on interests and abilities, and school/community needs. They plan and carry out the project.
Unit: "I" on Philanthropy
Students will conduct a service-learning project as they interview members of the local non-profit community. After gathering information from the interviews, students will create a resource that lists information and details about each of the organizations.
In response to an activity involving unfair distribution of food, students explore what can be done to address the issue of child hunger in the United States. They conduct an investigation of hunger in the local community. Students join with a nonprofit organization and take action to address...
Students investigate and share information about environmental organizations to compare and contrast how the three sectors differ in their purposes, goals and achievements.