The learners examine the responsible choices of Lorenzo de Zavala who was a leader in Texas and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
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Unit: Character Education: Responsibility (Grade 6)
Using realistic scenarios to spark discussion, the learners discuss the importance and strategies of following through on responsibilities. ...
Unit: Kwanzaa: Unity Within Community
Learners develop an understanding of the seven principles of Kwanzaa through artistic applications. They are challenged to apply the principles to their everyday lives in a way that enhances the communities to which they belong.
Unit: We Can All Do Our Share
The purpose of this lesson is to demonstrate that being in a group (or community) requires cooperation, working together, getting along, and resolving conflicts. The activity enables the children to accomplish this while having fun at the same time.
This lesson introduces the definition of philanthropy. The children are given the opportunity to see that philanthropy is something in which they are capable of participating. The memory building game stimulates the children to choose many different ways of being philanthropic. The...
Unit: Character Education: Trustworthiness (Grade 6)
Learners explore the qualities that make a friend trustworthy and determine whether you can be friends with someone you don't trust.
Learners talk about the uses of water and understand its importance to our world.
Unit: Forced to Flee and Find a New Home
This lesson focuses on the language of human rights. Learners examine the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and analyze the rights from a personal perspective. They discuss how well they perceive that the rights are enforced.
Unit: Bullying Prevention Plan
The learners define bullying and describe the impact on victims, bystanders, and the whole community. We explore how bullying behavior can be a civil rights issue when it makes school a place that isn't fair and safe for all. They create a survey and poll members of their school and...
Unit: Project on Poverty and Homelessness at Sea Crest School
Students experience empathy for people who are homeless by listening to a song and completing the “I Am’ poem assignment....