Learners will describe the actions of citizens during the American Revolution as patriotic and philanthropic.
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Unit: We ARE the Government
In this lesson, learners reflect on the meaning of democracy. They discuss and explore examples of participatory democracy in history. They read and report about concepts such as civic responsibility, patriotism, right to petition, and philanthropy.
In this lesson, learners identify different levels of participation in a democracy. Each student writes a statement describing what type of citizen he or she would like to be. In groups of 4-6 students, the learners create an audio or visual presentation advocating for civic responsibility. They...
Learners will describe the importance of Core Democratic Values in a democratic government and analyze the way they support philanthropy.
Students use visual literacy skills to analyze the components and message of an image. They listen carefully and seek to understand the different opinions and perspectives of their classmates. The students identify issues that are meaningful to them and create a simple image and text to...
Unit: My Country, My Community
In a persuasive essay learners will describe responsibilities of American citizenship and determine the cost of freedom. They will determine whether philanthropic giving is a part of those costs.
Students will become familiar with the Core Democratic Values that are the fundamental beliefs and constitutional principles of American society which unite all Americans.
The students read and interpret and analyze various points of view. They discuss benefits of philanthropy, including justice, common good, fulfillment, and empowerment....
Unit: Souperservice Kids
The entire family is invited to a family night. The students display their work from the unit as well as perform some songs or dramatizations. The families will prepare jars of dried soup mix according to the recipe provided. The jars will be shared with families who visit a local soup kitchen...