Learners will create a personal mission statement of responsible citizenship applicable to community service.
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Unit: Growing a Citizen
Learners will create a personal mission statement of responsible, engaged citizenship applicable to community service and philanthropy. This lesson may be used with a collection drive or penny drive to raise money or goods to address a community need.
Focus Question: How does...
Unit: Literacy for You and Me
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: Community Impact
Children define philanthropy and brainstorm different ways people share time, talent, and treasure for the sake of others. They may select a service project that fits their interests and talents and carry out a plan of action.
Unit: Money Smart Teens (6-8)
Students will create a personal spending plan, based on realistic projected monthly income and expenses. Students will also present the money the class collected to the charity of their choice.
Students research and present information on the pros and cons of various types of renewable energy. Student groups make a plan to advocate for energy stewardship in the community.
Unit: Impact of Giving
Learners investigate local and global issues, and learn about nonprofits in the community. Students examine root causes and effects, and learn about the Sustainable Development Goals and #GivingTuesday. As a service project, they organize an event, such as a volunteer fair or game-a-...
Learners write personal narratives to document activities, insights, research, impact, and discoveries of their firsthand experience with civic engagement, service, and volunteerism. By explaining involvement in action for the common good, learners raise awareness of a social issue, the need for...