Through investigating traditional examples of culture and illustrating the impact of philanthropy in Asia, learners will gain an appreciation for Asian life and society. Learners will gain knowledge of the geography of Japan and China.
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Unit: Around the World
Unit: Closer to the Ground
This lesson will define how individual subcultures make philanthropic contributions. It will define acts of philanthropy as they relate to each subculture. This lesson will allow students to make a contribution through an Academic Service-Learning project to one of the subcultures as a...
Students explore the benefits and costs of credit and using a credit card. They role-play a shopping trip and come up with arguments for and against buying something they want but do not need. They examine how their personal choices affect other people. The group will explore the following...
Unit: Be the Change: Democracy
This lesson will familiarize students with the Biblical passages that describe the creation of the world. Learners will develop an appreciation for the uniqueness of each species and will inform their school community about the importance of protecting endangered species.
Learners get inspiration from the work and words of Mother Teresa about performing small acts of kindness. They select a project and make a plan for carrying out a small act of kindness with a group or individually.
Unit: Where's The Sand?
In this the lesson the students learn basic facts about nutrition. They design "Stop Hunger Buckets" for the purpose of collecting coins to donate to a nonprofit organization. They create posters to inform other students about hunger and the fundraising campaign. The students write journal ...