The purpose of this lesson is to have students identify why private resources are needed when volunteering and/or serving the community.
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Unit: Raising Resources
Unit: All for One
Learners will reflect upon what it means to be excluded or disrespected in a community and will develop a school climate survey to identify individuals or groups in their school community who feel excluded or disrespected.
The purpose of this lesson is to reinforce philanthropy concepts through art. Expressions of the senses of touch, sound and smell will have learners demonstrate tolerance for diversity.
The students will analyze their community through their own eyes and the “eyes” of the media noting how taking care of the Earth is demonstrating Environmental Stewardship. They will describe their community using the five themes of geography. They will note the environment of...
Unit: Take a Breath Now
This lesson will emphasiz the important characteristcs under which a nonprofit organization operates. It will provide a hands-on opportunity for the formation of youth clubs, i.e., Reading Buddies within the walls of the school.
The students volunteer their time at a local soup kitchen. Before the visit, the students gain sensitivity to the people who visit the soup kitchen through discussion and role-playing. After the visit, the students reflect on the experience through writing.