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
To help students become 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
Students learn about three amendments to the Constitution that extended voting rights to more citizens. They will discuss the importance of expressing opinions through voting and try to make a difference by reminding adults to vote with their colorful posters. ...
The purpose of this lesson is to introduce students to the philanthropic career opportunities available in their local or state United Way organization and its member agencies.
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 compare the meaning of justice with fairness, and distinguish the meanings of fair, just, and equitable. They write a definition for each term and display it on the wall for the duration of the unit....