Learners will differentiate between public and private property. They will use public sources of information to inform their decisions on public action for the common good.
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Unit: We the People... Project
To determine students' knowledge of opportunities for volunteerism in the community and the current level of student volunteer activities.
To create multi-media iBooks with PSAs (public service announcements) that explore and raise awareness about (local or global) issues (such as homelessness, water pollution, education, or hunger) that can be addressed by philanthropy....
The learners will identify philanthropists and their actions. They will apply this knowledge to recognize local philanthropists and the impact of their actions, and to identify acts of philanthropy they can do.
Depictions of hunger in excerpts from Jane Eyre and Oliver Twist provide concrete images of hunger as learners determine its causes and decide whether to support a change in U.S. public policy related to the issue.
Students engage in a variety of activities to define community. Students investigate the responsibilities that come with being a citizen of the community....
Unit: Are You a River Keeper?
This lesson explores the roles of government, nonprofits, businesses/farms and households in responding to water quality issues. Students will review why water is a scarce natural resource, human causes of water pollution, and possible agents of change in...
Unit: Philanthropic Behavior
This lesson will help the students understand the difference between private and public property. It will also help them understand that there are areas that are called commons. They will use this information to identify...