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Learners will read a passage of an historical narrative in order to analyze how one gains a better understanding of an historical event from the experience of people actually present at the event. They will describe how the passing down of oral history helps contribute to the tradition of...
Learners will make preparations for conducting interviews. Each learner will devise specific questions directly related to the interviewee and their contribution to the common good during a specific period of time.
The learners will define and understand the meaning of the term “philanthropy” and describe the characteristics of a good citizen relative to democracy and to promoting the public/common good.
The teacher and a representative from the local environmental agency prepare the class a couple days in advance of their philanthropic project of volunteering their time and effort to clean up for the common good. ...
Students write a persuasive essay to describe their observations and become advocates of preserving and protecting the Earth. This essay may be published in the local or school newspaper or entered into a writing contest.
Using the examples of history, the learners will describe the benefits of forming a non-profit organization to accomplish a cause rather than working alone. They will experience how a non-profit organization works by forming a mock organization within their classroom.
Unit: Animal Shelters
The learners will be introduced to the concepts of philanthropy, common good, volunteer and donate. Animal shelters need many volunteers and many items donated to help their organization run smoothly. Learners will participate in deciding what they wish to do...
The purpose of this lesson is for learners to apply their knowledge of the environmental impact of impervious surfaces in their community and propose alternative solutions.