This lesson will introduce students to the concept of philanthropy. As a class, they will brainstorm possible ideas for the word philanthropist. The students will learn that even young people can be philanthropists.
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Students analyze the essential qualities of the Core Democratic Values and how these values are evident in relationships and behavior at school and in the community/nation.
To accomplish a goal together through the use of teamwork skills, problem solving, risk taking and perseverance.
Turnstile is a problem solving activity that gets many students out of their comfort zone. Although it looks like a simple jump rope activity...
Students learn about the characteristics of an effective personal narrative and compare those to a news article. They do prewriting activities and practice writing details to show rather than tell about an experience.
Unit: TeachOne Back to School
Students learn about the environmental effect of crayons and their own power to make an impact. Students collect gently used crayons from restaurants and other places in the community. They sort them by color, repackage them for re-use, add a kind note, and donate the new packages where they...
Unit: Drumming from the Heart
Students visit a local preschool or retirement facility of their choosing to read aloud a book they wrote and illustrated about generous giving. They share a drumming experience and give the drums and books as gifts. When they return to class, they reflect on the impact the experience had on...
Unit: Around the World
Learners will engage in using the five themes of geography to explore the political, geographic, economic and social aspects of the continent of Africa and identified specific nations. They will develop a visual aid for younger learners for...
In this lesson, the students experience unequal treatment first hand and discuss fairness. Children reflect on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream. Through this activity, the students personalize a way to act out his dream.
Students will analyze how a garden helps others in ways that are not always thought of when thinking of a garden. They will see that a garden is to be shared.
Students prepare a one-minute speech about themselves using an object as a device to share a story and help others remember their name and something about them. ...