Now familiar with how a community foundation serves the community, the learners form a Youth Advisory Committee and use parliamentary procedure to conduct business.
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Unit: Advise and Consent
Unit: Doing Our Share
By reviewing, debating, and voting on a final set of classroom rules that will govern classroom behavior, students will learn and participate in a democratic process related to the rule of law.
Learners will demonstrate knowledge of the elements of community building, individual and civic responsibility. They will participate in the decision making process of rule, law and procedure making.
Unit: What Respect Means to Me
Learners define respect first without any input from the teacher or class discussion. Then as a group, they discuss the meaning of respect and differentiate it and contrast it with disrespectful behavior to self and others.
Students play a simulation game that illustrates their power to take action for the good of others.
Can a young person truly make a difference in our world? Learners will carry out an act of philanthropy by cleaning up a park. Learners will reflect on their experience and, through the use of literature, understand the importance of philanthropy, thus realizing that one person, a young adult,...