Learners increase their reading fluency and awareness of philanthropy by reading to younger children.
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Unit: Helping Children Learn
Unit: Project on Poverty and Homelessness at Sea Crest School
What is a famine and what are its effects? Students read and write an "interior monologue" response....
Unit: Growing Our Future
In response to reading The Lorax, participants identify what trees give to us and all sectors of society. In response, we identify our personal responsibility for caring for trees.
Unit: What Is a Youth Advisory Committee?
Read and compare a variety of literature to explore motivations and impact of young people taking action and helping others. We recognize that we all have time, treasures and/or talents to share.
Unit: Global Education: Why Learn? (K-2)
Children hear a true story about a woman who performs a brave act related to education for the common good. They identify the benefit shared by the whole community. They define philanthropy and common good....
Unit: Power and Race in Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Using award-winning literature, the learners describe and analyze racism in Mississippi during the Great Depression. The readers identify the injustices in the community as well as the values and self-respect that build community relationships and strength. ...
Unit: Grow Involved 3-5
After reading the book The Librarian of Basra by Jeanette Winter children talk about the importance of books to any community. They discuss ways to take action for the good of the community related to literature. ...
Unit: The Important Thing About Reading
In this lesson, we explore the value of reading and discuss why it is good for the community when everyone has access to books.
Unit: Cultural Competence
One of the ways we identify ourselves is through the culture of our gender identity. This may include our gender and how we express ourselves through our clothing, hair, and what we like to do and who we like to spend time with. This lesson raises awareness of the variety of ways people express...
Unit: Grow Involved K-2
The children brainstorm ways to give and share to bring cheer to someone. ...