The purpose of this lesson is to examine how individuals persevere in the face of discrimination and continue on to impact the course of history for the common good.
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Unit: Courage of the Heart
Discussion of the book The Three Questions guides youth to be aware of people and needs around them and the importance of service as a response to the needs of others.
Author: Urban EdVenture Faculty at Westminster
This lesson looks at the three amendments to the Constitution that extended voting rights to more citizens. Youth discuss the effectiveness and purpose of voting, and they take action to make a difference, such as making colorful posters reminding adults to vote or raising...
Unit: Heroism In Literature
Students will demonstrate the importance that public advocacy for the common good has in developing civic virtue and core democratic values by successfully writing a research- based persuasive essay.
Students will learn that using the Internet and critical thinking can help them in searching for a job. They will practice skills needed for a successful job interview.
Students will identify some community and school needs. They will respond to literature about being a good person and making a difference. Working as a group, the students select a philanthropic project, formulate a plan, and execute that plan to address the need....
The purpose of this lesson is to have students develop appropriate interview questions, interview a philanthropic organization, and present information to the class. This lesson is a continuation from Lesson One: Characterizing Philanthropic People.
Students experience working and unemployment through a very simplified role play....