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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.
Students view a video about a girl named Carly who is forced to leave her home. They define the term refugee and discuss the problems Carly faces in her travels to find a safe place to live. The students examine the reasons refugees must leave their homes.
Unit: "I" on Philanthropy
Students will conduct a service-learning project as they interview members of the local non-profit community. After gathering information from the interviews, students will create a resource that lists information and details about each of the organizations.
This lesson guides students to pursue an intergenerational friendship. Through literature, students also recognize the joy of sharing time, talent, and/or treasure—something kind and unexpected–with people about whom they care. Through literature students recognize the richness of developing...
Unit: My Country, My Community
Learners will recognize the importance of taking action in defense of core democratic values. They will identify philanthropic acts and describe their importance to the common good.
Learners will describe requirements for naturalized citizens and explain how rights given to citizens also require civic responsibility. They will analyze the words of the National Anthem and update it with a new verse that includes today’s concept of freedom.
Youth Activity: Participants will know the definition of philanthropy, and be able to recognize philanthropic traits and actions. See the handout for supplemental faith-based discussion questions.
“Say it again! Say it loud! Philanthropy makes me proud!” ~ Janet...
Unit: Community Impact
Unit: From Struggle to Success
Students edit their memoir drafts, adding dialogue and figurative language in this guided writing session. This lesson will help students realize that struggles they experience in their lives often lead to a new understanding or lesson learned. Students will reflect on how their experience...