The learners analyze many variations of the Golden Rule and relate it to the concept of philanthropy and the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Students explore the legacy of George H. W. Bush and how he has contributed to the common good as part of his lifelong commitment to service and through his Points of Light initiative. The students work in small groups to answer questions and present to the class for discussion. Each student...
Students explore the meaning of honesty as it relates to playing by the rules and making choices that support the common good. Students discuss and illustrate how people could respond honestly and dishonestly to the same situation. They learn vocabulary related to honesty.
To have students present checks and explain their assessment criteria for making a $500 donation to the organization of their choice.
Unit: Be the Change: Democracy
Through a discussion of impulse spending and opportunity cost, students learn about the value of careful decisions and perseverance related to reaching goals.
In this lesson, students learn about the four sectors of the economy and learn that the civil society sector often steps in when business and government do not or cannot meet a felt need. Students observe the second half of the documentary The Gift of All and write about the issues in...
Learners identify the issues related to trash and litter and determine each person's role and responsibility for environmental stewardship.