The purpose of this lesson is to introduce the characteristics of fairy tales as a genre to the students. The students explore positive and negative character traits and universal themes in the story of Cinderella. The service plan is introduced in this lesson and carried out over the next weeks...
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Unit: Cinderella Stories (The)
Students identify on a map and in discussion the geographic location and culture of their ancestors. They explore reasons that people moved to the U.S. and discuss the importance of keeping their culture, like a mosaic, rather than losing their culture in order to "fit in."
Students define stewardship and commit to reducing the amount of trash they contribute to the world. Students talk to older family members about trash and recycling memories to determine if this is an old problem or a new problem.
Unit: Earth Connections
Unit: Cinderella Project
The purpose of the lesson is for students to compare and contrast two versions of the Cinderella story and identify philanthropy in the actions of the characters.
The students write letters to thank donors and sponsoring organizations. The students prepare, practice and present their completed project to a representative of the receiving organization.
Teacher Note: Several weeks prior to teaching this lesson, the...
The purpose of this lesson is to emphasize to students that there are many types of people in the world, and we must be tolerant of everyone’s uniqueness.
Unit: Bullying Prevention Plan
In this lesson, learners will explore and address the following questions: Who are the minority voices of the past and how has the civil society sector stepped in to protect their rights? What actions were effective? What public policies are in place to protect them? Who are the bullied today...
Learners will understand that for profit and non-profit organizations help bring about breakthroughs in modern science/medicine. These contributions to the common good require the support of philanthropists, large and small.
Unit: Let's Play and Learn
In this lesson over several days, students learn three games with plenty of time to practice and discover strategies. The three games involve taking tricks, and over time, students learn about trump and working with a partner. They follow directions, display good etiquette, and discuss...