To expose students to literature that reinforces the concept of unconditional kindness and demonstrates the idea that a good deed done for others will come back to you. The story also reinforces the days of the week.
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Unit: Philanthropic Literature
Unit: Community Connections
Although the problems of the environment seem overwhelming, if each person does a little, the problems can be reduced. Even small contributions make an impact on the environment. Students choose ways they can make an impact through their small...
Unit: Community Collaboration
Using the data collected from the Blue Sky Activity in the previous lesson and the community interviews, students brainstorm possible members of the community who can help with the identified issues. Introduce students to the concept of neighborhood beautification....
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: Defining Philanthropy
Unit: Watch Me Grow
The students respond to a story in which a child inspires her neighborhood to improve a vacant lot. The students recognize that they can have a positive impact on others. The class decides on a philanthropic project related to the literature that will benefit the school or larger community.
Unit: The Power of Children
Students determine which community need should have greatest priority. Once a priority need has been determined, students research organizations that address that community need. The research process will use a student-generated list of questions.
Students brainstorm the elements that make an effective service-learning project. They discuss the important elements and take responsibility for making sure these are carried out in the final project. They review the rubric and discuss expectations for a presentation of a service-learning...
Students will understand the concept of “community” as it relates to membership in the classroom, school, or neighborhood....