The students will discover the importance of diverse roles of the four U.S. economic sectors (For Profit, Nonprofit, Government and Household) and how they meet the needs of the population. They will explore how these sectors work together to form a civil society.
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Unit: Worth a Thousand Words
The learners will attend the Special Olympics events that include their assigned Special Olympics participant and use their knowledge of the camera and picture taking techniques to photograph the participant during their event(s). They will select photos and key words/phrases...
In the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, students identify the barriers and challenges to addressing an unfair situation. Given a list of ways to respond to unfair situations, students match ways to respond to possible unfair situations.
Students learn of the life and actions taken by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the name of civil rights. Students define philanthropy and give examples of how Dr. King was a philanthropist.
Unit: Community Collaboration
Students learn a process for identifying the beautification needs of their neighborhood. Through vizualization and a neighborhood walk, students assess the specific needs of their neighborhood.
Inspired by stories of service, students gain understanding of philanthropy concepts and actions. They brainstorm acts of kindness and determine how they will contribute to the common good.
Students examine the personal stories of various nonprofit leaders and relate them to the six Career Pathways. Students will discuss the ways that careers change throughout an individual's life as they pursue their passions. Students will also use the concept of passion to career to plan a...